In twenty-fourteen I got my first pup, his name was, well you guessed it, Kid.
Through our year together, I learned a lot from him. Mostly about having child like faith again. I know, I know, it sounds funny to say that you can learn something deep from a dog, but I believe if you’re willing, The Lord can use all of His creation to speak to you.
And through this little dog, I learned how to have joy in life. How to embrace it with arms wide open, loving others deeper and coming to the Father with more child like faith.
For a dog loves unconditional, and watching Kid love me humbled me at how far I fell from loving the God of all Creation poorly. And spurred me on to seek a deeper, richer, more trusting relationship with the Father.
You can check out my blog ‘To be Kid-like’
Sadly in October twenty-fifteen, Kid was hit by a car.
I was heart broken and through his loss, wrote another blog “Dealing with Grief”
And a few other blogs following that.
It was hard losing something I loved so deeply and was the first thing I had that was all mine. Especially with my family living a couple provinces away, he was all I had.
But through his loss, I struggled, I questioned, My roots grew a bit deeper and I pressed through to learn the depth of our Fathers love.
So I kept my name the same (which I know is obvious!) in honor of a little dog who taught me lessons I needed to learn and am far better because of.
The month after Kid died, Levi and I went to pick up Mud (who I wrote a blog about too!)
Then in March the following year, Levi brought home Coon.
And then shortly after in October twenty-sixteen, together we got Rye.
It’s sure a full home with all these pups, but life wouldn’t be the same without em.
Ah, Now you know it all !
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