This Is What I Was Made For

Did you ever do something that you really enjoyed, something that was totally soul-satisfying, and find yourself thinking, “I was made for this!”?

Well, I’m pretty sure Tucker makes that declaration anytime he gets let loose in a creek or a lake or a river.

The boy has such unbridled joy when he dashes and splashes in the water.

And when he gets tuckered out, some lazy Lab lounging hits the spot – especially if there’s a tasty stick to chomp.

Although river romping doesn’t bring me quite the same satisfaction that it does Mr. T (although I do find it to be great fun!), I think I am moved to say, “I was made for this” when I am able to use words – spoken or written –  to bless or benefit another.

How about you?

What makes you feel like the picture above?
What makes you say, “This is what I was made for!”?

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About kathydoremus

Wife, mother, daughter, and friend. One who dabbles in writing, thinks in rhyme, and is utterly unable to escape the allure of alliteration:) Amateur nature photographer. A backyard bird watcher, a hiker of non-strenuous trails to waterfalls, and a fan of Atlanta sports teams. Driver of an orange Jeep Renegade who goes by the name of Earl. One who is nourished by silence, solitude, and a good cup of coffee. A lover of God’s Word and the riches that are hidden there. An extremely ordinary jar of clay who longs to see and be satisfied by the glory of God, and to somehow display that in my everyday life.
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9 Responses to This Is What I Was Made For

  1. Wonderful photos of Tucker, always nice to see a dog having a blast!

  2. Jill Kuhn says:

    Creating art gives me so much JOY!! I truly believe my love for art is a gift from God. ❤️
    Love Tucker’s enthusiasm for water! 👍

  3. Jodi says:

    Snuggling and playing with my granddaughter. And painting. And baking cookies. Lol.

  4. Mags says:

    What great photos of Tucker. Anything I can do for others to bring them joy brings me joy. One of my favorite things to do that brings me joy is giving someone a hug…even if it is via the internet. Hugs

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