IF YOU ARE AN OLE WOODCRAFTER CUSTOMER... THEN SEND US A PICTURE OF YOUR HAPPY PET! ... (psst, Hey even if its a sad pet... send it on.)
Hello folks the Ole Woodcrafter here.
If you are a pet lover, as I am, I love all 5 of our dogs and two cats, you will agree with me that one of the greatest blessings that the good Lord has given us, is our pets. I feel that our pets are truly members of our family.
Our pets greet us at the door after a stressful day or when we are feeling blue they have that special way of making things right again.
Isn't it wonderful what our pets bring to our lives. They give us so much but yet, ask nothing in return.
Some of our customers sent us pictures of their pets. If you should have a picture of your pet, and you would like for me to add it to our collection, I will try really hard to get it on our site.
OUR HAPPY PETS
IF A PET COULD SPEAK
I am your dog, and I have a little something I'd like to whisper in your
ear. I know that you humans lead busy lives. Some have to work, some
have children to raise. It always seems like you are running here and
there, often much too fast, often never noticing the truly grand things
in life. Look down at me now, while you sit there at your computer. See
the way my dark brown eyes look at yours? Look deeply into them… They are slightly cloudy now.
That comes with age. The gray hairs are beginning to ring my soft
You smile at me; I see love in your eyes. What do you see in mine? Do
you see a spirit? A soul inside, who loves you as no other could in the
world? A spirit that would forgive all trespasses of prior wrong doing
for just a simple moment of your time? That is all I ask. To slow down,
if even! for a few minutes to be with me. So many times you have been
saddened by the words you read on that screen, of others of my kind,
passing. Sometimes we die young and oh so quickly, sometimes so suddenly
it wrenches your heart out of your throat. Sometimes, we age so slowly
before your eyes that you may not even seem to know until the very end,
when we look at you with grizzled muzzles and cataract clouded eyes.
Still the love is always there, even when we must take that long sleep,
to run free in a far distant land.
I may not be here tomorrow; I may not be here next week. Someday you
will shed the water from your eyes, that humans have when deep grief
fills their souls, and you will be angry at yourself that you did not
have just "One more day" with me. Because I love you so, your sorrow
touches my spirit and grieves me. We have NOW, together. So come, sit
down here next to me on the floor, and look deep into my eyes. What do
you see? If you look hard and deep enough we will talk, you and I, heart
to heart. Come to me not as "alpha" or as "trainer" or even "Mom or
Dad," come to me as a living soul and stroke my fur and let us look deep
into one another's eyes, and talk.
I may tell you something about the fun of chasing a tennis ball, or I
may tell you something profound about myself, or even life in general.
You decided to have me in your life because you wanted a soul to share
such things with. Someone very different from you, and here I am. I am a
dog, but I am alive. I feel emotion, I feel physical senses, and I can
revel in the differences of our spirits and souls. I do not think of you
as a "Dog on two feet" -- I know what you are. You are human, in all
your quirkiness, and I love you still.
Now, come sit with me, on the floor. Enter my world, and let time slow
down if only for 15 minutes. Look deep into my eyes, and whisper to my
ears. Speak with your heart, with your joy and I will know your true
self. We may not have tomorrow, and life is oh so very short.
WRITTEN BY Ron Snider The Ole Woodcrafter
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