Animals

Animal Inspiration

Be civilized

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“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” – Margaret Mead By Ira Byock, “The Best Care Possible: A Physician’s Quest to Transform Care Through the End of Life” (2012) Years ago, Anthropologist Margaret Mead was …

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UPS Dogs

Editor’s Note: I have two small dogs that love to see our UPS driver, Thad, whenever he comes down the street, because they always get a dog biscuit if he stops by. This story is taken directly from the Facebook pages of UPS Dogs UPS drivers deliver packages all day …

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Cute Animals

Story written by a 6-year-old Someone walked by some cute animals. They were so excited! Someone adopted a puppy. It was a golden retriever puppy. Someone else wanted a puppy to love. They got a toy poodle puppy. They were really excited! They loved puppies. They said, “Aww, this is …

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Puppy Love

A farmer had some puppies he needed to sell. He painted a sign advertising the 4 pups and set about nailing it to a post on the edge of his yard. As he was driving the last nail into the post, he felt a tug on his overalls. He looked …

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Funeral Procession

A man was leaving a convenience store with his morning coffee, when he noticed a most unusual funeral procession approaching the nearby cemetery. A black hearse was followed by a second black hearse about 50 feet behind the first one. Behind the second hearse was a solitary man walking a dog on a leash. Behind …

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Not A Pretty Story

About 200 dead crows near Bangor, Maine, were found dead and there was concern for Avian Flu. They had a Bird Pathologist examine the remains of all the crows and he confirmed the problem was definitely NOT Avian Flu, to everyone’s relief. However, he determined that 98% of the crows …

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Explaining Death

A sick man turned to his doctor as he was preparing to leave the examination room and said, ‘Doctor, I am afraid to die. Tell me what lies on the other side.’ Very quietly, the doctor said, ‘I don’t know.’ ‘You don’t know? You’re, a Christian man, and don’t know …

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Sit. Stay. Pray.

This pastor was struggling to get people to come to church. Then she received a remarkable—and adorable—answer to her prayers. By Rachel Bickford Sunday afternoon, five o’clock sharp. The organ hums while I set refreshments on the front table and walk to the pulpit. I’m the pastor of Pilgrim Congregational …

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Sleep Through A Storm

A Parable-like Story — Author Unknown A young man applied for a job as a farmhand.  When the farmer asked for his qualifications, he said, “I can sleep through a storm.” This puzzled the farmer… but he liked the young man.  So he hired him. A few weeks later, the …

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