The Divinity of Dogs : True Stories of Miracles Inspired by Man's Best Friend
From the bestselling author of God Stories, this "mysterious and faith-inspiring" (Publishers Weekly) book shares the uplifting stories of people who have encountered the divine through their dogs. The Divinity of Dogs is about the moments we learn something profound about life from an experience with a dog. In this inspiring collection of true dog stories, you'll hear dramatic firsthand accounts from people whose lives have been transformed by a dog's love. From everyday blessings to lifealtering miracles, these stories confirm what many of us have always known: dogs are the ultimate gift, sent here to help us on our journey. You'll meet Mazie, the Lab who was rescued from a shelter only to return the favor by rescuing her new family; Luna, the Retriever who pulled her person to safety after she collapsed in a field; Little Bit, the Chihuahua who detected cancer in her owner's breast; Emma, the Rottweiler who stopped a troubled man from taking his life; Bo, the Boxer who helped comfort a mother after the loss of her son; and other amazing, heroic dogs you'll never forget. Filled with heartwarming anecdotes, adorable dog photos, and the author's moving personal story, The Divinity of Dogs reminds us that we're not alone and will always have joy in our lives as long as we have dogs by our sides.
- Paperback | 326 pages
- 141 x 213 x 24mm | 308g
- 27 Aug 2013
- Atria Books
- Illustrations, black and white
"Jennifer Skiff's miraculous book is filled with happy dog faces and inspiring stories that touch the canine-human bond."--Blue Heron Journal