Wednesday, January 25, 2006

The happy dog's bedtime prayer

My dear friend Jeri Cohen shared this prayer with me, and since I sleep with the bed hog Roux every night, it touched my heart....


Now I lay me down to sleep,
The queen-size bed is soft and deep.
I sleep right in the center groove
My human being can hardly move!

I've trapped her legs,
she's tucked in tight,
And here is where I pass the night.
No one disturbs me or dares intrude
Till morning comes and I want food!

I sneak up slowly and it begins
My nibbles on my human's chin.
She wakes up slowly and smiles and shouts,
"You darling beast! Just cut it out!"
But morning's here and it's time to play
I always seem to get my way.

So thank you, Lord, for giving me
This human person that I see
The one who hugs and holds me tight
and shares her bed with me at night!

--Author Unknown

1 Comments:

Blogger Wayne's Mom said...

Hi, K-
Deb and I are here together, enjoying your doggie prayer. Very sweet!

12:17 AM  

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