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 | 336 pages
- 141 x 213 x 24mm | 308g
- 27 Aug 2013
- Atria Books
- Illustrations, black and white
"Reader advisory: Must be read with tissues! You don't have to be a pet lover to fall in love with these stories. The Divinity of Dogs captures the unconditional love and loyalty of dogs and delivers it with one big wet kiss." -Carole Tomko, President of MyDiscovery "The Divinity of Dogs is a fascinating read - bringing to life the very special, sometimes incredible, aspects of dogs, with whom we have the privilege to share our lives." -Clarissa Baldwin, Chief Executive Officer of Dogs Trust - A Dog Is For Life "Every dog I've had the privilege of knowing has imparted some special lesson, insight or transcendent gift to me. It's what they do. The Divinity of Dogs captures the essence of dogs and their many gifts to humankind. Wonderful stories." -Francis Battista, Co-founder of Best Friends Animal Society "This wonderful book is a treasure trove of fascinating stories that will entertain, inspire, enlighten, and amaze you. Soul-enriching." -Lewis Regenstein, President of the Interfaith Council for the Protection of Animals and Nature "I loved this book. The Divinity of Dogs captures the beautiful non-verbal messages between people and their pets. It's a powerful page-turner!" -Debi Boies, co-founder of Pilots N Paws "Do yourself a favor, read this book, adopt a dog and join the rest of us who know the secret of a happy life." -Karen Rhodes, President, Dogs' Refuge Home