This dog follows me wherever I go in the house and then lies at my feet. It always cracks me up when he is in my tiny galley style kitchen. With that big dog lying there, I can’t get into the fridge or the dishwasher and I cannot move! But I think it is sweet.
How many unexpected things can happen in a short amount of time! A year ago, I was terrified of dogs and refused to even MEET this dog. Now he is living here and I have grown to actually like him. I thought it was so cute the other morning, he came up to see me when I got up. I usually get up at least an hour before my daughter, and he stays with her. He had never come upstairs to see me.
I still don’t like the way he shakes his head and snot flies everywhere. I am waiting until they leave to clean it. I will need to wash walls, take down the curtains and wash them, and clean every corner of every surface in this whole house. I have found that slime on the television set and as high as I am (5’7″) on the walls. Even the duvet cover on my bed; he walks by and snot magically is transferred to it and any surface nearby. Yesterday before I left for work, I noticed a huge streak of mucous on my black pants. Lovely.
Something unexpected happened at work yesterday. I am just writing this much here just to note it – this is, after all, my journal. Things may be changing again….. but only good. only good.
Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light. — Matthew 11:28-30