Be The Dog: Chit-Chat #39
This is something I try to not take for granted.
What is something you get to experience every day that sometimes you take for granted?
I came home the other day to this:
It was mid-afternoon. The dog was asleep. In the sunshine. In front of his window and believe me, it is his window. I just stared at him for a few minutes, and finally he stirred, stretched, got up and slowly walked over to me for a hello.
People ask how I do it all. The truth is, I don’t. For a few dollars a month, you can support Spilled Milk and the team that makes it.
He is the dog. But he is a lot more than that.
Dogs are purely empathic. I can have tragedy strike, or win the Powerball, or any other thing in between, and he doesn’t give two shits about any of it. When I sit on the couch, he leaps up and simply sits with me and lays his head in my lap and while sometimes he cues me to scratch his head, he just wants to BE with me. Pure empathy.
We should all be the dog more often. When someone is troubled just sit and be with them.
You don’t need to solve their problem. You don’t need to say the right thing. Just sit and be with them. Be the dog.
I am so grateful for mine.
You can follow him too, he is @lucathelogotto on Instagram… I had to misspell it because the other was taken.
So tell me: what is something you get to experience every day that sometimes you take for granted?
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