By Tammy Attama, Virginia
With joyful anticipation, we picked up our new puppy! She was a few months old, gangly, and adorable in the body she had yet to grow into. Our family fussed over her and made her feel welcomed; however, her excitement did not match our own.
By Jamie Obakponovwe, Minnesota
While settling into the rhythm of a new job and home, my husband and I adopted two kittens who were sisters, Wilma and Luisa. Instantly they brightened our lives and gave us constant, unconditional love—each in her own special way.
By Harold Klemp
Some years ago, “Ellen” was tutoring two children in their family’s living room. It was a beautiful, sunny, summer day, and the wind was blowing through the living room. Everything was going fine. She was tutoring the kids, and they were doing well.
By Peter Akpokodje, Lagos, Nigeria
Recently I have been thinking about the reason we exist in this world. I kept the thought lightly on my mind. I wondered, “What is love? What is my purpose?”
By Margaret Penney, Ohio
Love and gratitude became the “cat”-alysts for a miracle in my pet family.
By Marie-Claude Gachon, France
When a family of humans and pets face a severe challenge, the power of their combined love can create miracles. Our family came to know this truth firsthand.