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REMEMBER TO LIVE LIFE

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Neviah age 5 with her buddy Beauregard 7-3-2011

            Another day in my life span has passed, and for my birthday I received a gentle reminded from some very dear people what life is all about. In Genesis our Heavenly Father gave the humans dominance over all of the earth, but we as humans sometimes forgotten have what our gift of life is all about. Somehow we lose that innocence as we age. Sometimes we need to look through the eyes of a child or an animal for that simple reminder. So many thanks and much love to Neviah, Portia, Amaya, Isaiah and their grandparents for the beautiful framed poem and picture of my beloved Beau and his buddy Neviah, for in essence this is what life and love is all about. And thank you to Dr. Alex Pattarkos for writing your poem and sharing it. I short we all should probably live by the bumper sticker that says: "Be the kind of person that your dog thinks you are!" 

 

 

 

                                                Things We Can Learn From A Dog 
 

 Start each day with a happy attitude
 Greet each person you meet with enthusiasm
 Delight in the simple joy of a long walk
 Don't be afraid to stick your head out of the window
 Don't hold grudges for very long
 Support those in need of a friend
 Explore everything as you walk through the day
 When someone is having a bad day, be supportive
 Take plenty of rests to re-energize so that you are ready for the next adventure
 Loyalty is a virtue, so be loyal
 Play is good
 Food is better (appreciate every meal like it is your last)
 A ball is all you need to feel fulfilled
 Relieve yourself regularly to help reduce stress
 Set your limits by marking your spot
 Accept treats and a kind pat on the head whenever they are offered
 Protect those you love and who love you
 Show your passion and enthusiasm with gusto
 When you see loved ones, act as if you haven't seen them for years
 Be your authentic self
 Display love unconditionally