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Simple Joys

Drivin’ ’round New Mexico today, I thanked God for everything I could see: The herds of cows, The hawks and horses, The turkey vultures, Prairie dogs and doggy dogs, The cats and chickens, Goats and graveyards, Tumbleweeds, Dirt devils, Cacti, … Continue reading

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Toads, I always liked these knobby blobby guys Even now as they’ve begun to sit on our doorstep at night &¬†catch us by surprise. So now at night when we open up the door We know immediately to absolutely check … Continue reading

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Happy Dog

Isn’t it odd How a little fury thing that often hems and haws Can, in the blink of an eye, Make your heart as mushy as apple pie When he looks at you With loving eyes so true And brings … Continue reading

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Interpreting Dog-Speak

My dog, so fuzzy, old and slow Wants me to understand When he stands up and looks at me What he wants to say A glass of water? A snack? A walk? I wish I knew just what Try the … Continue reading

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Lovin’ Lickers

There’s nothin’ quite like a dog Who greets you at the door With licky face And happy hugs Spinning round and round No clock to tell him You’ve been gone Just a little while But ‘cuz he missed you oh, … Continue reading

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Godly, Angelic Moments Thanksgiving Week

This week twas Thanksgiving Like most hospice chaplains, I was working Visiting my patients Spiritually supporting them and their families One of my favorite patients was going fast She knew she may not see me again And she said, “Thank … Continue reading

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Our Doggy Darling

Our doggy is our darling

He thinks that he’s our kid

But that’s all right, ‘cuz really

We treat him like he truly is

After rough and tough days working

He greets us with a kiss

What more could we ask for

From our furry Little Bliss Continue reading

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