Posts Tagged ‘Rich Mullins’

Tomorrow Will Worry About Itself

Saturday, March 5th, 2011

Our herd is down from eight to three, 37.5% of capacity, and we are not repopulating.  Fortunately, Max the Cat, Noodle the Poodle and Joy the Puppy all tolerate hugs*, because they have been put on Grief Duty.  I find myself asking “Who’s next?” and waking the poor things up if they are sleeping too comfortably.  Noodle has been known to sleep with all four paws up on occasion.  He has been the recipient of the rudest awakenings.

In an attempt to back off from this dangerous path, I am making the conscious decision to appreciate my pets on a day-to-day basis and enjoy the time I have with them.  Yes, approximately 67% of the remaining herd is oldie-old, but they are also all healthy, and probably tired of being included in my late night panics.  So hold me accountable.  There is much grieving yet to do, but I do not want to miss out on today.

I can’t really pull myself out of this of course, even with all of your wonderful support (And you ARE wonderful – thank you so much for walking through this with us) – This is going to take the power of God Himself.  While I hope you are in a happier season, this next quote is a good reminder to us all, and then a word of “encouragement” from my very favorite singer ever, Rich Mullins.  And then, I will come visit the blogs of other pet blogger friends on the Saturday Pet Blogger Hop.  And then…I am going to go hug my cat.

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“Do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself.  Each day has enough trouble of its own.”

-Jesus

“It’s hard to be like Jesus.”

-Rich Mullins

*Note:  Hugging most dogs is ill-advised.  Normal dogs do not like hugs.  Hugging most cats is just asking for it.  Our pets are all sorts of special.  Do not attempt this at home unless you are a Trained Pet Hugger.  I am not.  I just have really tolerant pets.

Blogathon 2010 – Random Things Over Which I Tend to Obsess

Sunday, November 14th, 2010

taking care not to dangle participles, to the point of creating awkward blog titles in order to avoid it

Movies…

While You Were Sleeping

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

August Rush

Juno

Shows…

Scrubs (Season 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and back to 1…)

Projects…

Articles – Not being able to obsess about each posting for a few weeks before I write it and at least a week afterwards has been VERY hard for me tonight!  But it is probably good for me.  Even so, I will probably monkey with all of my Blogathon posts this next week…

Lists

My vision board – a bulletin board above my art table where I keep goals on index cards (written in Sharpie-I love Sharpies!)

current obsessive kick – finishing the Veterinary Economics Recommended Reading List

Health

of my husband

and kids

and pets

and patients

Surgical Procedures – Every Step from Start to Finish

spays (I’ve done hundreds)

gastric dilatation-volvulus surgery (I’ve yet to do one)

“Other”

toe nail polish

Music

“God of This City” by Bluetree

“Sometimes by Step” by Rich Mullins

 

 

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