Beware: broken sidewalk

If you’re on Instagram, you’ve probably noticed the proliferation of cat and dog photos.  That’s okay, since it’s a subject obviously near and dear to the owner’s heart.  I even wrote a children’s book about my dog—ready for this??—in Swedish, for my Swedish granddaughter. 

(Sidebar—Yes, I’m trying to learn Swedish, such a beautiful language.  I use my vocabulary words, plus a few others to fill in the blanks, to write primary-style stories along the lines of “See Jane.  See Jane run.”  Because that’s about the level of my Swedish.  So why not write about my dog, along with photos?) 

One of the wonderful things about dogs, we are told, is that they live in the now.  There’s no worrying about tomorrow or fretting over yesterday.  For them, it’s a total embracing of present tense, in every encounter, every situation.  Continue reading “Beware: broken sidewalk”

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Just a thought…

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Borrowing a category title from blogger Wally Fry, here is my thought for this our 240th celebration of “life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness”:

“Jesus told him, ‘I am the way, the truth, and the LIFE. No one can come to the Father except through me.’”

“So if the Son sets you free, you are truly FREE.” 

“…he described the HAPPINESS of those who are declared righteous without working for it…”

SOOoooo000oo grateful to be a born citizen of the USA!  But even more so to be a born-again citizen of Heaven!!

Enjoy the picnic and fireworks.carpediem

John 14:6; 8:36; Romans 4:6  Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright © 1996, 2004, 2015 by Tyndale House Foundation. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. All rights reserved.  (emphasis mine)