When I’m feeling blue, my dogs motivate me to get out and walk. And when I do, I always gain fresh perspective and feel happier!
Life is tough, and more often than not we find ourselves sitting inside lamenting our problems in the dark rather than getting outside and letting nature and sunshine help us heal.
Personally, I think dog owners have an amazing advantage in this area. Dogs need their daily walks or playtime outside. What better motivator to lay aside our problems and get outside and hang out with our furry friends!
If you’re feeling sad or troubled in heart, I’d like to encourage you to get your walking shoes on, and get outside. Let your dogs lead you to beautiful places where nature soothes the weary soul and vibrant colors ignite feelings of hope. Breath in the fresh air and exhale any worry and fear. See God in creation, be encouraged, and give thanks.
There are countless amazing benefits to walking your dog. These are just a few I’ve found personally helpful.
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“Animals have come to mean so much in our lives. We live in a fragmented and disconnected culture. Politics are ugly, religion is struggling, technology is stressful, and the economy is unfortunate. What’s one thing that we have in our lives that we can depend on? A dog or a cat loving us unconditionally, every day, very faithfully.” -Jon Katz
“God must have had a blast. Painting stripes on zebras, hanging stars in the sky, putting the gold in the sunset. What creativity!”— Max Lucado
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Sometimes you just need time away. Something deep within you is calling you to the quiet. When that happens, it’s important to listen . . .
As with anything in life, sometimes we just need a little time away to refresh our spirits, fill up, and figures things out. That said, I just wanted to send a little note to say that I will be taking some time away from blogging, and to share why.
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“I wish people would realize that animals are totally dependent on us, helpless, like children, a trust that is put upon us.” ~ James Herriot
Blessings to you and your beloved pets,
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Mother’s Day is for dog mom’s too …
So to all my dog enthusiast friends who go out of your way to give your poochies the absolute best of life possible, thank you for all you do.
Enjoy your special day with all those you love ❤️
Happy Mother’s Day!
Recommended Reading for the day:
13 Things Only Dog Mom’s Understand
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Growing up with dogs, I quickly learned that Easter, much like other Holidays, involved potential hazards for my pets. Continue reading “No Eggs Left Behind! [3 Easter Pet Safety Tips]”