Category Archives: Competition

Striving to be enough?

Often times I struggle to be fit enough for some things. I often feel degraded then rejected and excluded from what is important to me for messing up even with those things I am passionate about. I have been¬†dealing with¬†a … Continue reading

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Mercy passed the Canine Good Citizen Test

Mercy passed the Canine Good Citizen test. Praise God! This opens a door towards therapy dog opportunities. I am still exploring my options, but my passion lies with comforting disadvantaged youths. Just think of all of the young men and … Continue reading

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I define thriving differently than most of society

I cannot imagine a thriving life in which people are unhappy. There are so many rigid regimented beliefs out there, that are throwing the wrench into the way God meant for us to thrive. Yes, God is perfect. He is … Continue reading

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Beginners and Comfort Dogs are to be welcomed as part of the Golden Retriever Enthusiast community.

I consider myself a Golden Retriever enthusiast. Over the years I have learned so much about them. I loe Golden Retrievers dearly. Mercy is in fact my first Golden Retriever. True, I do lack experience with her. My goal is … Continue reading

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