Christian based commentaries and observations.

Quote of Note

At the end of a nation:
The people say, "all religions are the same"
The Atheists say, " all religions are wrong"
The politicians say, "all religions are equally useful".

Who is Jesus


Saturday, August 14, 2010

previous quote of note


"Worship is the submission of all of our nature to God. It is the quickening of the conscience by his holiness; the nourishment of mind with his truth; the purifying of imagination by his beauty; the opening of the heart to his love; the surrender of will to his purpose—all this gathered up in adoration, the most selfless emotion of which our nature is capable."
Archbishop William Temple

Grizz Update

Well you know that I could not just let him diteriorate and die. We made an appointment to have his liver shunt repaired. I traveled down to NYC, the Rotten Apple, home of the Evil Empire. Grizz had another problem, probably due to his low protien levels. They could not do the opperation because he had stomach and intestinal bleeding. If they blocked the shunting blood vessel the pressure would back up increase the bleeding and he would probably bleed to death from the inside.
I now have to give him several stomach medicines (prilosec, a coating slurry, and some consitancy aids.) I could not always be at home to give him his meds on time. The picture above is a "timed puppy medication giver". (Its a technical term!)
It is a cardboard box, mousetrap, and wind up alarm clock. The meds are inside. The alarm clock trips the mouse trap which opens the lid. All I had to do was train him the there was something inside the box that he wanted and could get when the alarm goes off.
Now it has been a month since that trip to NYC. We go back again this Monday. Aug. 16, 2010. He is showing much more energy and strength. There are no signs of bleeding in his stool or bloating in his stomach.
I promise to get back to my regular blog posting duties. I have been working way too much this summer, but it is coming to and end.