The Lurking Thief: A Lesson on Discontent

. . . Be content with what you have. . . Hebrews 13:5 “Mom, we’re headed outside.”  The words are punctuated by a slamming door.  A glance out the dining room window shows my children and our black Labrador traipsing into the backyard.  Adi quickly locates a stick and engages our oldest in a game …

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A Lesson from our Labrador’s Father

The lesson I share with you this month was written for a friend who is a waterfowl hunter and the owner of our black Lab's parents and littermate Maxine.  Adi’s father Max was a working retriever until his death five years ago.  The picture to the right of Max sitting in the duck blind inspired …

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Desires of the Heart: A Reflection

Five years ago this week our black Labrador Retriever joined our family.  (Click here to read her homecoming story)  Our sweet Adidas (better known as Adi) came as an answer to prayer.  She’s the dog of my girlhood dreams.  A dream I buried away in the recesses of my heart as a young adult.  One …

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