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Friday, January 7, 2011

My Lifelines

Fiona glowing like an angel


"Dog" is "God" spelled backwards.  I have no doubts.  For when my faith is short and weary, my dogs are always there and know just what I need.  The only true love that has been constant through my entire life has been dogs.  I had a traumatic childhood and I relied on our dog love for everything to survive through it.  I have become utterly dependent on my dogs to be there when I need them.  I don't know how people survive without that unconditional love greeting them at any time of the day or night.  Yes, it can get crazy with six dogs divided into two packs, but for all the difficulty that may evolve, I receive the love and understanding I need from them.  There is a binding comfort when my world feels like it has fallen into a black abyss or their crazy antics that cracks my frown because they are just who they are.  They are sensitively forgiving when I fall short and continually warm my heart with their expression of characters.  The wonder and awe of their ability to know me and my needs better than myself never ceases to amaze me.

I have often wondered why and how my dogs love me as much as they do as I have had to divide my time between the two packs and no one ever really gets my full attention 100%.  They never get enough walks and some days our time is so short together, yet they greet me as if I am their best friend in the whole world and have made their whole day with whatever time we spend together.  They always look forward to my company and simply wait when I'm not available.  They never complain that I spent more time with one side or the other and indulge themselves with me when we are together.  They give me that extra nudge to keep going when it seems as if all else has failed and they never give up on me, even when I've given up on myself.  They just love me for me. 

I have been through many things in my life, many I hope never to repeat again, but I do know this, I hope I will always have the honor and companionship of such loyal loving friend as a dog by my side.  For I do believe it is the closest being I can touch next to heaven itself.    

15 comments:

♥♥♥ The OP Pack ♥♥♥ said...

Words very well spoken. A dog's love and friendship is true and forever.

giantspeckledchihuahua said...

Great post! There are no why's or explainations when it comes to a dog's love. It just is. People could learn something from that, for sure!

jen said...

Very well said and I totally agree!

Stacey Steimle said...

"Dog" & "GOD" are good. there is a cute company Dog is Good and I think they have a website too. At one of the dog shows I purchased a great shirt from them with the daily prayer.

houndstooth said...

Very true! I sometimes thinks dogs exist to remind us that there really is a God! :)

olddog said...

All dogs rely on their human parents to care for them, to make sure that they are well fed,properly treated, and enjoy their short lives. In return, we get pure love, loyalty, and happiness

Kristineq said...

I don't think I will ever not have a dog again, not if I can help it anyway.

Dogs are a lot of work, I say that a lot. I complain about it a lot. But they are worth every early wake up call or soiled carpet.

Barbara said...

I don't know what I would do without a dog. I managed to last four days when my Buddy died before I got Trixie. The house is too quiet! Plus, they love you for you.

Ronda said...

Thanks for stopping by. Oh my gosh, I give you so much credit for having 6 snow dogs, let alone 1!! They are BEAUTIFUL dogs I have to say. You are so right....Dog is God backwards :)
XOXO

sagechronicles said...

That was amazing! I love your insight and love for your dogs. Yes, they are god spelled backwards!!

The Joke Puppy said...

Very well put.
"For when my faith is short and weary, my dogs are always there and know just what I need."
This is one of the many reasons your pack was destined to be with you. Much puppy love and prayers are sent your way.

Canidae Pet Blog Editor said...

Lovely post! I do not know how people survive without the love of a pet either. I'm not sure that I could.

Pup Fan said...

Such true words... I agree with this post 100%.

Trixie, Lily, and Sammy-Joe said...

Our Mama says she totally knows what you mean! Growing up she didn't really have friends, and totally depended on her two doggies, Zip and Chopper, for love and comfort. They passed away a long time ago, but we are here now, and we know that sometimes seeing us at the door with our waggy tails and happy eyes is the best thing that happens to her all day!

ForPetsSake said...

So beautifully and honestly written. Thank you for sharing that!