“Dogs are masters of creating emotionally safe space just by being themselves. … it is as if something deep within our souls resonates with their energy, their unwavering unconditional love and unbridled joy to be in our presence, their undivided loyalty, and complete trust in us. Dogs make us feel special, and teach us by example to relish simple pleasures and live totally in the moment. They teach us there is only now and only who you are, who you are with, and what you are doing right then–and
what could be better than to sniff the wind and be in the company of those you love?”
― Val Silver, Rescue Me: Tales of Rescuing the Dogs Who Became Our Teachers, Healers, and Always Faithful Friends
The Bandit and Miss CookiesNCream, 2003
They certainly created that emotionally safe space for me after the passing of my husband.
Woof for (almost) Wordless Wednesday