Pets

Lou Dean and her dogs, Tuck and Dell
Dogs

The Incredible Bond She Formed with an Unexpected Pet

At almost 70, she thought she was too old for a puppy. Someone had other ideas.

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Chuck Avery training a dog
Dogs

This Cancer Survivor is Giving Shelter Dogs a Second Chance at Life

Chuck Avery rehabilitates dogs with aggression and other behavioral issues.

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Summer play
Dogs

Dreaming of Sun and Warmth and Longer Days

Ready to say “so long” to snow and cold and dreaded wintry mix

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Dog trainer Chuck Avery
Dogs

A Dog Trainer Offers Tips on Training Difficult Dogs

Chuck Avery discusses his therapeutic approach to training dogs who have been emotionally and physically abused.

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Gracie and Edward relaxing
Pets

How a Dog Can Teach You to Live in the Present

There’s nothing like a napping pet to inspire serenity and spiritual equilibrium.

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Edward and Gracie in the woods
How to Pray

Finding the Antidote to Vaccine Frustration

After waiting in the bitter cold for a vaccine that didn’t arrive, this prayer proved the better option to blame and anger.

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God's Grace

How This Heaven-Sent Sentence Gave Her Comfort

She had just lost her beloved family dog and was not sure her heart would ever heal. Until she received a special message…

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Decorated rocks with mesages of hope; Illustration by Coco Masuda
People Helping People

Someone Cares: Rock On

These messages of hope helped her daughters feel closer to loved ones in Texas and Scotland.

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Saying goodbye to 2020
Pets

How to Say Goodbye to a Very Bad Year

After an upsetting canine altercation on Christmas Eve, realizing that God’s got this.

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An artist's rendering of a friendly Havenese dog; Illustration by Kayla Reilly
Angels

This Heaven-Sent Therapy Dog Brought Peace and Comfort

This special pup seemed to know exactly which hospital patients most needed her loving attention.  

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