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Four Paws from Heaven

From All-Creatures
Book, CD and Video Review Guide

Moo-ving people toward compassionate living

The intent of this book and video review guide is to help us to live according to Kingdom standards which bring Heaven to earth.

Four Paws from Heaven
Devotions for Dog Lovers
By M. R. Wells, Kris Young, and Connie Fleishauer
Reviewed by Frank and Mary Hoffman


Harvest House Publishers
Eugene, Oregon 97402

2006 by by M. R. Wells, Kris Young, and Connie Fleishauer
ISBN-13: 978-0-7369-1640-0
ISBN-10: 0-7369-1640-7

$11.99 US


Four Paws from Heaven, while presented as a collection of devotions, is really a collection of short dog stories (vignettes) that show the parallel relationship between a "pet" dog and their human "master", with that of the way our relationship should be with God. Each story is then followed by a Bible verse and a question that asks the reader to "consider this".  So, from our standpoint, Four Paws from Heaven is more of book to help us meditate on the ways of God that we would live in His heavenly will here on earth as it is in heaven.

While reading Four Paws from Heaven, we kept thinking about the way that God created every animal to be our companion, as a way of reminding us of the way our relationship should be with Him.  In reality, we are to see every animal as a heavenly messenger from God, to be treated with the same loving, compassionate and peacemaking ways that we desire God to treat us.

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The calf photo on this pages is from Farm Sanctuary with our thanks.

All of the beliefs and ideas presented by the writers of the reviewed publications may not necessarily represent all those held by The Mary T. and Frank L. Hoffman Family Foundation, but since they do seek to make this a kinder and more compassionate world, they have been included.

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