Today I Made a
by Cheryl Reed, West Michigan All Breed Rescue
Today I made a difference!
I'll never bring about world peace. I won't single
handedly save the rain forest.
I'm not a brain surgeon and I'll never transplant an organ to
save a life.
I don't have the ear of a powerful politician or world power.
I can't end world hunger.
I'm not a celebrity, and god knows I'm not glamorous!
I'm not looked up to by millions around the world.
Very few people even recognize my name.
I'll never win the Nobel prize. I'll never save the rain forest
or end global warming.
There are a lot of things that I'll never do or become.
But today I placed a dog!
It was a small, scared, bundle of flesh and bones that was
dropped off in a shelter
by unfeeling people that didn't care what happened to it,
but yet who were responsible for it even having existence in the
I found it a home.
It now has contentment and an abundance of love.
A warm place to sleep and plenty to eat.
Two little boys have a warm, fuzzy new friend who will give them
devotion and teach them about responsibility and love.
A wife and mother has a new spirit to nurture and care for.
A husband and father has a companion to sit at his feet at the
end of a hard day of
work and help him relax and enjoy life.
And a sense of security, that when he is gone all day at work,
that there is a protector and guardian in his home to keep watch
over his family.
No; I'm not a rocket scientist. But today, I made a