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This post is a "rerun" from a few years ago, but it warmed my heart then and still does today. I'm sharing it in hopes that you'll find it does the same for you.
Today as I was driving home from the market, I noticed a man walking along the road. He was stooped a bit under the burden of a large dog draped over his shoulders. The only explanation I could come up with was that he'd found this dog ill or injured and was taking him somewhere for medical assistance.
We were on a lesser-traveled road, and I couldn't help but pull alongside him to see if he needed help. He said they were fine: he was just taking his dog - who was quite old - for a walk.
As it happens, his dog has been a loyal friend for 17 years, and so this man was showing love and loyalty in return.
I've seen many acts of kindness through the years, but this one lit up my heart today. I hope it gives you a warm feeling as well!
Money will buy you a fine dog, but only love can make it wag it's tail. – Richard Friedman