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For this son of mine was dead and is alive again;  he was lost and is found.’  Luke 15:24 He never stopped looking for his son to return home.  He watched the road expectantly, wondering, is this the day?  Is this the day my beloved son comes home? He was a wealthy man and had two sons.  In Jewish tradition, a father had to die for an inheritance to be given.  He was clearly alive the day his younger son approached him with the question that broke his heart. He asked his father to give him his inheritance even though … Continue reading Welcome Home

Could Not Have Been Made Better

“God sat down for a moment when the dog was finished in order to watch it… and to know that it was good… that nothing was lacking… that it could not have been made better” R.M. Rilke His name was Houdini because he could escape anything I put him in. He was one out of a litter of  9 Standard Poodles I had some years ago. I donated him as a puppy to Summit Assistance Dogs to be trained and used as a therapy dog and I was given a clay wall hanging with those words written on them as … Continue reading Could Not Have Been Made Better