The post ‘Tiny Bubbles’ is about broadening our mental horizon by stepping out of our comfort zone of like-minded people and by actively seeking different perspectives, viewpoints and opinions outside our ‘tiny bubbles’. I liked the post so much that I decided to reblog it with the permission of the author Ann Coleman.
A few years ago, I passed a young woman and her dog on the sidewalk and the dog jumped up on me to say hello. The young woman apologized, saying she had just begun to foster the dog for a rescue group and hadn’t had a chance to teach it any manners yet. I told her it was fine, that I was a “dog person” myself and didn’t mind an enthusiastic greeting from a friendly dog. She laughed and answered, “All my friends are dog people. I wouldn’t be friends with anyone who wasn’t.” I smiled politely and went on my way, but her words stuck with me.
I love dogs and spend a lot of time in their company, one way or another. I share my home with a dog and I walk shelter dogs in my spare time. Many of my good friends are dog lovers, and several…
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