Phil Callaway shares the many lessons his dog has taught him in "Tricks My Dog Taught Me"
Phil shares that during a thunderstorm his dog Mojo goes out of her mind and hides. One such storm Phil's father pulled the dog out from her hiding place and put her on his lap. He began to talk to her and tell her what everyone should hear when they are fearful.
♥ It's okay
- ♥ Your Master is here, He's holding you tight
God must feel the same way about us when He can see the bigger picture. He knows it's okay, fear is irrational, it is cast out by perfect love.
A dog can teach us about humility, they teach us forgiveness. You can come around a corner and bang into your dog yet the dog is so fast to forgive. We need to learn that in our marriages, to be the one that is quick to forgive. Do not hang onto things, do not be bitter. Sometimes we need to learn from a dog that it is okay to howl (laugh) even in the hard times.
Their dog came into their house at a time when their family was going through something very difficult. His wife was going through testing for Huntington's disease - so many things were coming along. What were they doing bringing in a dog at a time when life was messy but the dog knew that and the dog began to teach them about life, love, and God.