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I was born in the fabulous New York city but grew up living around the world in a few different countries. I think I fell in love with God the moment I discovered colors and light, so pretty early. Writing and attending to visual representations of the holy have always...

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  1. I have a dog that I love to walk just like that–with her leash out as far as it can go. I could so relate to what you’ve written here. And I love the analogy. Great job!

  2. Awwm this makes me miss my dog, Katie (beagle-basset, aka “bagel”). I love how God reveals His heart for us in such simple, everyday ways that we can relate to.

    • Hi Holly,
      Yes, God reveals God’s self in the simplest of ways sometimes. We just often forget that everywhere is holy ground…
      Thanks for reading.

  3. I loved this post and the way you feel about your dog just made me so happy. Thank you for sharing.

  4. my pup can’t be out of my eyesight either, and I get it… that tug of feeling “known.” it’s a beautiful gift. 🙂

    • Teri, I think walking is the key to sorting through most of life’s daily conundrums. So glad you delight in it as well. Thanks.

  5. Thank you for your words and this metaphor, Enuma! I love the idea of how God delights in spending peaceful, joyful, and happy times with us!!! He is so good, so loving, and so amazing, and I am so blessed to have Him as my Father God! Thank you for the blessing of your words.

    • Thanks Jill for the joyful and enthusiastic response. I can sense your gratitude of God’s presence in your life. That itself is witness.


    i was looking for something on my wp and clicked ‘readomatic’ and there you were! i normally read (in)courage but their posts have been building up in my feed now for…well, obviously a while, if i haven’t read your post.

    love the story of your walks with bella. what a simple, yet profound, message your walks have taught you. love it!

    love YOU!