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Hug Your Horse–Poem

When your day seems out of balance and so many things go wrong… When people fight around you And the day drags on so long…   When parents act like children, in-laws make you think “Divorce”…. Go out into your pasture and wrap your arms around your horse.   His gentle breath enfolds you, and […]

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The Power of the Dog by Rudyard Kipling

  There is sorrow enough in the natural way From men and women to fill our day; And when we are certain of sorrow in store,  Why do we always arrange for more?  Brothers and sisters, I bid you beware Of giving your heart to a dog to tear. Buy a pup and your money […]

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I Saved A Human Today

      Her eyes met mine as she walked down the corridor peering apprehensively into the kennels.  I felt her need instantly and knew I had to help her.  I wagged my tail, not too exuberantly, so she wouldn’t be afraid.   As she stopped at my kennel I blocked her view from a […]

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Prayer For Little Paws

This is a prayer for little paws, all up and down the land. Diven away, no friendly voice and never an outstretched hand.   For little weary paws of beasts torn and stained with red. And never a home, and never a rest and never a snug warm bed.   O God of homeless things, […]

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