Secrets of a Comfort Dog Revealed

Secrets of a Comfort Dog Revealed

I am going to let you in on a secret: TEAM NAOMI is recruiting! We need handlers and helpers. There are openings now. Qualifications are simple: must love dogs and love Jesus. Must like to talk about Jesus. Handlers will be required to receive special training and...
Smiles are Miracles

Smiles are Miracles

Life from Naomi’s Perspective at Holy Cross Lutheran Church Jesus invented suspense. He had to do it. For without suspense, you do not have miracles. I am not talking about the big Miracles that Jesus did, but the everyday ones that my handlers and I see. We do...
Life From Naomi’s Perspective

Life From Naomi’s Perspective

Comfort dog work is letting the handlers laugh and cry with people while I do my magic. The whole business is about joy. The first thing handlers and people learn in this business is there is no life that is free of pain. For instance, one of my favorite places, a...
Life From Naomi’s Perspective

Life From Naomi’s Perspective

Somebody once said that the big answers are written on stone. I think the big answers are the smiles on peoples’ faces, the contentment of happy eyes and words of joy. June was all about joy. That’s what being a comfort dog is about—making people happy. Kimberly...
IMS Visit Through Naomi’s Eyes

IMS Visit Through Naomi’s Eyes

Hello friends, It has been a while, but I am back. The last time we posted a column for the newsletter was in March of 2020. The time has been long and the world as changed and it is good to do something that feels “normal” again. I love you and I have missed you....
2019 Holy Cross 5K Benefits The Sharing Place

2019 Holy Cross 5K Benefits The Sharing Place

October 19 rewarded the 74 healthy souls who were participating in the 16th Annual Neighbors Sharing with Neighbors 5K Run / Walk with perfect Autumn weather. This event has been organized each year by Holy Cross Lutheran Church in support of The Sharing Place, a food...