A little "Faith" And A Lot Of Courage

Real Estate Agent

Thought I'd pass along with very uplifting story about a dog named "Faith". 

To those folks who own and gave Faith a chance at life - You are an inspiration we should all follow. 

Original content by Charles McDonald®

His name is Faith!

This dog was born on Christmas Eve in 2002.  He was born with 3 legs - 2 healthy hind legs and 1 abnormal  front leg which need to be amputated.  He of course could not walk when he was born.  Even his mother did not want him. 

His first owner also did not think that he could survive.  Therefore, he was thinking of putting him to sleep.  At this time,  his present owner Jude Stringfellow met him and wanted to take care of  him.  She was determined to teach and train this dog to walk by  himself.  Therefore she named him "Faith."

In the beginning, she put Faith on a surf board to let him feel the movements of the water.  Later she used peanut butter on a spoon as a lure and to reward  him for standing up and jumping around.  Even the other dogs at home helped to encourage him to walk.  Amazingly, after only 6 months, like a  miracle, Faith learned to balance on his 2 hind legs and jumped to move  forward.  After further training in the snow, he can now walk like a  human being.

Faith loves to walk around now.  No matter where he goes, he just  attracts all the people around him.  He is now becoming famous on the  international scene.  He has appeared in various newspapers and TV  shows.  There is even one book entitled "With a little faith"  being published about him.  He was even considered to appear in one of  Harry Potter movies.

In life there are always undesirable things. Perhaps one will feel  better if one changes the point of view from another direction.

I hope this message will bring fresh new ways of thinking to everyone and that everyone can appreciate and be thankful for each beautiful day that follows.

Life is the continual demonstration of the  Strength of Life!!

Note: my son emailed me this story and I am very proud that he saw this and sent it to me.

Enjoy your day!



Charles McDonald
BROKER at Charlottesville Real Estate Solutions

(direct) 434-515-1585

Charlottesville Real Estate Solutions
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Comments (1)

Charles McDonald®
Charlottesville Solutions - Charlottesville, VA
REALTOR®, Principal Broker®, Owner

Thanks for the re-post.

I think this is a great story

your friend in Charlottesville

Oct 09, 2011 10:45 AM

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