Sometimes, I wish I had faith, trust and love like my dog…

1 Peter 4:12-16

As I interact with my dog and observe her behavior, it occurs to me that I could learn a lot from the way she interacts with me (her Master) and apply that to the way I interact with my Master…  As I read Scripture, I see parallels in how she treats me and how our God wants us to treat Him and others.

Sometimes, I wish I had faith, trust and love like my dog because…

She completely relies on me to supply all her needs.  If I didn’t supply her with food and water and shelter, she wouldn’t have them.  She doesn’t go out and try to hunt for her food – she knows her father loves her and will provide it. (See Matthew 6:25-34)  In fact, when she goes outside, hunting is the farthest thing from her mind – she’s more interested in sunning:

Whether I’m sitting at…

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