Epiphany

A little epiphany for a lazy early Spring Saturday.

Few things in life are more humbling, more comforting, or more relaxing than when your 50-lb dog decides to climb up into your lap for a bit of a cuddle. Today, when Shiner clambered up and stretched out, settling in for a nap with a long, contented sigh, I found myself thinking, “This … this is how things should be. Pure. Simple. With no strings attached. This is love.”

But it makes it hard to type.

Shiner, in his puppyhood, stealing some food.

 

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11 thoughts on “Epiphany

    • Ha! Yeah, he loved sticking his head inside the food bag. This is a puppy picture. He’s not that small any more — I guess I shouldn’t have fed him so well! 😛

    • I thought you would get a kick out of that puppy pic! He’s all grown now, of course, but I seem to have lost my “grown up Shiner” photos somewhere on my computer. So annoying. Puppy pics are so cute, though. 😛

      I still need to get a picture of him lounging on our sofa, so that you can see it. I haven’t forgotten about that! 😀

      • You must! Guess where Linus and I have been in the last hour? We have been doing just that—lounging..haha Oh but he was sleeping while I was reading….

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