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Thank you, Lucky and Bo-Bo
I can hear one of our dogs barking, way down the hill by the creek in the lower two acres. I just know which one it is. Lucky. We have a house full of animals, including our two dachshunds, Lucky and Bo-Bo, and our lives are filled with the joy of the different aspects of these little four-legged blessings. And I always know which one is making mischief!
Our Lucky is a very adventurous sort. He has never found something he didn’t like to chase, eat, sniff, lick, or bark at. Bo-Bo, on the other hand, enjoys a few minutes of barking and chasing but then prefers to spend his time curled up beside my desk or close by on the couch. He asserts his position every day as an “inside dog” who barks at outside noises, as opposed to Lucky, who loves his freedom to roam and investigate, who barks outside at all noises.
This may sound unusual, but animals, more than people, often bring to mind and help me understand stories I have read in the Bible, stories of how problems were addressed in those days centuries ago and what we can learn from them. I suppose it’s because dogs seem more consistent than people at times!
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About the author
Patrick Collins lives in McCaysville, Georgia.