Aug 202014
 
Custom Dog Portrait painting of a Puggle

Custom Pet Portrait Painting by BZTAT

“Dogs are our link to paradise. They don’t know evil or jealousy or discontent. To sit with a dog on a hillside on a glorious afternoon is to be back in Eden, where doing nothing was not boring–it was peace.”
― Milan Kundera

As I review the news headlines of late, I cannot help but consider the simplicity of the canine spirit and wonder where humanity went wrong. Riots in Ferguson, MO; air strikes in Iraq; continuous fighting in Gaza; etc.

Why can’t we be more like dogs and simply enjoy the blessings of life?

I do not intend to diminish the issues and concerns of those seeking to change our world away from racism, terrorism and other civil rights abuses across our world. I just wish that, like a dog, we did not “know evil or jealousy or discontent”.

I wish that we only knew peace. I wish that we could just enjoy the dog days of summer, instead of working so hard to eradicate evil in our human world.

Sigh.

Oh to be a dog.

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