Friday, December 7, 2012

Jumping Off the Fence.

I am a dog. A wiener dog that is bald.

I have more to say though. As much as I enjoy interviewing interesting people and dogs, advocating for dogs that are less fortunate than me and showing off in an occasional modeling gig, I have discovered a hollowness.

It has been my intention (as well as my mom's who helps me type this) to keep my blogs mostly upbeat although some may be a bit sad. To be loving and kind to all and to steer clear of controversial topics.

Although I have mentioned God many times in my blogs and on my Facebook page I have recently been convicted that in a way I have been walking on the fence. In my pursuit to be liked by all; I have turned my back on my true love...and his name is Jesus.

What? A dog can't believe in Jesus? Oh yes we can!

The Bible is full of quotes about animals praising the Lord.
Psalm 150:6 states, "Let everything that has breath praise the Lord."

How do animals, specifically dogs praise the Lord?
Through their love, compassion, playfulness, wiggling tails, barks and true appreciation of all they have.

Ok...but what about mean dogs? How do they praise the Lord? Mean dogs are not born that way. They may have been bred with aggressive tendencies...but the breeding was done by humans...not dogs.

I am not a theologist dog, nor is my mom a Bible scholar but everyday she tells me more and more about Jesus and everyday I show her more and more how even as a small, deformed creature I CAN praise the God who created me.

I do not want to offend anyone. I do not want people to 'unfriend' me. I do not want to make anyone feel uncomfortable but I do want to get off of this fence, to take a stand for what I believe, to proclaim the name of the one who made me.

My blogs will still be goofy, sad, boring at times, and hopefully informative.  However, I really want to be sure to give credit to the One who made me!

Remember...even if I have jumped off the fence to the side you don't like or agree with, I am still the same doxie girl and I still love you and want to be your friend.  It was just getting hard to balance up there and I feel safer in my yard.

Love you all,

Karli