There is a white, fluffy and gregarious poodle in my neighborhood named Herbert.
Yes, Herbert the poodle.
Herbert is the size of a small horse.
Okay well, not really but he is tall for a dog. He is also very friendly. So friendly he might scare the pee out of you if you’re not paying attention and he comes galloping your way.
While walking with my neighbor Tamara one morning earlier in June, we were galloped at by Herbert. Good thing we were paying attention.
Here’s to all the Herbert poodles of the world: Thank you for bringing smiles to our faces. Sometimes it’s just the little things that we need. Little things that can be wrapped up into the exuberance of an energetic dog who makes you remember to be THANKFUL.
THANKFUL for what you have, which means gratitude has a home in your heart.
THANKFUL for what you need, which provides space for your dependence upon someone else, allowing humility and vulnerability to grow in you.
What are the “Herberts” in your life? How are the “little things” shaping your view of the world?