Isnare Free Articles
Authors Contents [Add OpenSearch]
Distribute your articles to more than 6,000+ sites and 40,000+ email group publisher subscribers for as low as $2 / article...
Index  Article Directory  Short Stories
Embed this Article  
Nathan Scheer

Nathan Scheer x 45 articles

Liked the article? Consider buying me a beer!
$

Most Recent Videos Most Recent Videos

When I was living with my room mate(s) a lot of people would come over and leave the door wide open and my dog Barosa would run off and we would have to chase her down, luckily we had obtain/attracted some really good hearted people over in this area and they would bring her home a lot of the time.

One time she ran off and I had caught a glimpse of her running past the window and didn’t really think about it, but later after I saw that no body was outside with her and she ran off, I went looking for her. I couldn’t find her, so I did what I normally did when this happened. I waited…. I waited and waited and waited. I finally for the day closed up the house and went to sleep, the next day I waited and waited and waited, no avail she didn’t come back. A week or so into this someone came up on our lawn and stole our lawn mower – I didn’t really think to much about this, but it proved to be a very important attraction even though I didn’t see it as a bad thing then (still isn’t) — (it was a crappy lawn mower anyway ;) ).

2 months went by and Barosa still had not come home and I was beginning to become very worried for my little fury friend. At this time in Colorado we had a heavy winter and the spring/summer rains we’re coming down in record fall. The lawn out front had become a jungle! Although it was just “weeds” in many people’s opinions. I had brought a chair and table out near the fence where it had become the largest area of plant growth. It was absolutely beautiful and relaxing to sit out in this oasis of plants, it was cool (the air) and alive!! All these plants we’re of different species and they all blended together to create a garden effect – like it was suppose to be there just like this for me.

But, since we we’re on a main street, the city didn’t see the beauty I saw in this personal garden, so I was demanded to take it down. But since I had no lawn mower to do so I was given a weed whacker… Well, needless to say, it wasn’t very effective and I used it for so long and it worked so hard the motor began to metal away the plastic and I started inhaling this toxic (most likely Chinese made lol) smoke. I didn’t really think to much of it other then, “this is not good”. I soon gave up on weed whacking because it was literally falling apart and melting.

3 or 4 days went by and my friend was still no were in site, but one morning which I will never forget I awoke with a massive pressure/pain in my chest and it stayed around for 20 so minutes and went away I didn’t know what it was but it went away and I was glad! But the very next day I woke up to it again and this pain, would stick with me for over a month an a half, none stop and at one time created so much pain and fear inside me that I was rushed to the hospital because I felt as if I had an infection that was spreading from lungs to my heart, I felt my heart slow and sputter and spit and puff and drop. I couldn’t sleep laying down all the way I had to sleep sitting up for this month and the only thing that helped me sleep was smoking marijuana.

If I had a time in my life I felt the most alone, this was the time. One night I was sitting in the computer room on the mattress left in there and my friends came over and they had ate some schrooms (magic mushrooms) and they we’re tripping and I sat in the other room in so much pain I felt like slipping away to escape the pain, my friend Apex and Steve felt my pain from the other room and Apex came in and held my hand and I felt him send as much healing as he knew how to send to me. In my time of darkness it was a gift from heaven to have someone touch me and pull me back during this time. This night I couldn’t fall asleep and we had went out that night in Steve’s car to find some Chronic (marijuana) – I was in too much pain and I didn’t have any.

So we went to my parents house around 6-7ish in the morning because I couldn’t find anyone during the early morning hours to buy from. So I showed up and I ashamedly begged and then demanded that they give me some of theirs, they did and I felt at my lowest! But I assured myself it wasn’t like I was there for recreational purposes I truly needed something and I don’t take pain pills or any kind of pills for that matter that are not herbs or whole foods. Apex, Steve and I drove straight up the road, up to Green Mountain (Hayden Park) and walked a hill into the dirt path and watched the sun rise as we smoked.

Funny though, Apex fell asleep on the dirt path over the hill we’re Steve and I had stopped and decided to talk for awhile. We smoked and the pain lowered and as the sun came up I felt renewed, it was a very neat morning after the pain went away, I was able to see the lay lines in the sky that morning, something I only heard from Steve from when he would trip on Acid. I finally went back home and I went through out that day.

Several more weeks went on like this and still, no Barosa. One week I finally decided to take ample doses of a whole food supplement called Juice Plus+ I had not been taking it for the past months so I had several months to catch up on. So I did, I used an entire month within the next 3-4 days. One night, as I laid on the mattress that sat in the computer room I felt a crack in my chest while I was “automatic writing” on my computer – it was my shackles falling off, the pain decreased dramatically and I fell quickly asleep (laying completely down). I cried relief as I drifted asleep and I was so happy and grateful. I never believed I would be so grateful for my ability to breathe normally in my life. Even so, after I was in a deadly car accident and my lung collapsed I still felt in control, but during this month of growth I was not.

For the next several days I completely healed up and my life was renewed! I felt ALIVE! I was so happy and grateful it was like I brushed death again and came out to become stronger and more sincere with my dealings in life. My dog was still gone though, but by this time she had been gone for 3 or so months. One night soon afterward I did a tarot reading on her using my Tao Oracle (I-Ching Deck) it showed in the cards she might still be alive, but I didn’t think much about it. A couple weeks later I was given a job by my father to do an open house at one of his properties (to show the house to potential renters). I brought my computer and I ended up writing Alchemy & the Ego Death that day for my new friend Kylie. (you can view it by clicking HERE)

I had brought some marijuana with me and I had smoked a whole pipe to myself because I hadn’t seen one person come up to the house all day, but this is something I usually only do if I’m going to meditate or do yoga. Well I decided to do another Tarot reading of my dog Barosa, and the cards came out saying that she’s returning to the source in all the cards. Well I saw that this was a sign that she had passed on and she had some how died. I thought about it and I started doing some Hatha Yoga and in the middle of it, I thought to myself how lucky I was to have such a remarkable animal and how much I loved her! I was so grateful, so absolutely grateful that I fell to my knees in tears and allowed her spirit and any sense of her loss to pass through me with peace and tranquility. It was such a unforgettable experience, I sat there is wonderment and excitement that “I!!” was the one that found her that day at the pound and how she had become such a great friend and companion.

After an hour or so of yoga and finishing my article of Alchemy I packed up and went back home and went to sleep. The next morning I semi-woke up and saw that the sky was turning light purple as the sun began to rise in the sky. I smiled and went back to sleep. I soon woke up, but I couldn’t believe my eye! Was I asleep still… My dog had jumped up on the bed and was shouting little short yelps of excitement as she licked me and jumped all around my huge king sized bed! I was totally in shock! I quickly went out into the living room and there my room mate stood in complete shock as well.

“She was just waiting outside the door, I had this feeling to get up and go check out back…” he said

Can you believe that? One night went by after my extreme gratefulness and there she was, living, breathing and in front of me. She was also so very excited to be back it was a very magical day. In that time she had left by the time she came back I had gone through the depths of hell and back with nothing but a smile and a grateful heart. This very point in my life thought me the personal experience of true gratitude and from then on, she has continued to help me by reminding me in other ways. It is also her that pushed me to start hiking and ultimately give me my life goal of climbing Mt. Everest.

Unless the world blows up by 2012 I know I will climb Mt. Everest in a project that I created called “The Beacons of Peace”, even though I feel scared out of my mind when I astral project to Mt. Everest I still look up and see the challenges that await me there and it reminds me to continue living, to this day I still move towards that goal that she had moved me in front of one very cold night on top of Green Mountain!

So there you have it, the power of gratitude! My teacher… a dog… how remarkable! Don’t under estimate where you might find your personal experience – be it in sickness or through a person or situation when it comes, you’ll know with out doubt it’s your time to know the power of gratitude!

Rate this article:
To review more of my work please visit: Http://www.simranjeet.com - Alternative Thinking, Media & Health
Important NoticeDISCLAIMER: All information, content, and data in this article are sole opinions and/or findings of the individual user or organization that registered and submitted this article at Isnare.com without any fee. The article is strictly for educational or entertainment purposes only and should not be used in any way, implemented or applied without consultation from a professional. We at Isnare.com do not, in anyway, contribute or include our own findings, facts and opinions in any articles presented in this site. Publishing this article does not constitute Isnare.com's support or sponsorship for this article. Isnare.com is an article publishing service. Please read our Terms of Service for more information.

Most Recent Articles

8 Beneficial Insider Tips For First-Time Visitors to San Francisco

An Article by Travelo Matrix in Travel

2 hours ago

San Francisco is a hilly city situated on the thumb tip of peninsula surrounded by the Pacific Ocean and San Francisco bay. The city is best known for dense fog, high-skylines, a crimson bridge, lanes lined with elegant Victorian homes and delectable food. But a first-time tourist gets baffled when he enters this fast-paced city...

Tech MNCs Handle Call Center Evolution With Tech Support Outsourcing

An Article by Mark Williams Jr in Business

2 hours ago

Call centers of all types are evolving. With multi-channel customer service and cloudsourcing, tech support, customer service and sales departments have had to adjust to new customer demands. Flexibility and adaptability are keys to business growth. Even tech-based multi-national companies understand the need for specialization...

Explaining the Wonderful Effects of Using Male Enhancement Pills

An Article by William Joshua in Medicines and Remedies

2 hours ago

Male enhancement pills are also described as male enhancement additives or organic pills. Choosing the finest out of the hundreds and thousands kinds of pills that are accessible in the market is a critical thing to do; these pills mostly include minerals and multi-vitamins. Natural Male Enhancement Pills primarily falls in the group of vitamins just like other dietary supplements...

IPad Mini Carbon Cases For Best Protection and Stunning New Design For Your IPad

An Article by Pauline Kennedy in Legal

2 hours ago

After purchasing your iPad and gazing at it with the eyes of a proud owner, the next thing you do is worry. How long will I have this before it gets a scratch. Will it always be this shiny and pretty. It's so light, What happens if I drop it. Don't worry proud owner, these fears are completely normal...

TOP 5 TIPS FOR HANDLING CUSTOMERS DURING HOLIDAY SEASON

An Article by Live Chat Agent in Business

10 hours ago

The holiday season is that particular time of the year when a business can gain unbelievable profits. However, these days the competition among businesses is high and customers have unreasonably high service expectations, especially during the holiday rush. In order to stand out from the crowd and maximize your holiday efforts, you need to consider the following tactics:Plan a strategy based upon previous year’s trends:This is the first and the most important tactic for providing an impeccable customer service during the holiday season...

Lpi LPIC-2 202-400 Practice Exam Lpi 202-400 Test Questions

An Article by Delia Green in Education

11 hours ago

Killtest has developed study materials for Lpi 202-400 exam. Through Killtest Lpi LPIC-2 202-400 Practice Exam Lpi 202-400 Test Questions training and learning passing Lpi 202-400 exam will be very simple. The Killtest Lpi LPIC-2 202-400 Practice Exam Lpi 202-400 Test Questions are including Lpi 202-400 test questions and answers...

Silhouette Shade Blinds Are a Beautiful Addition to Your Home

An Article by Julie Valencia in Home Management

12 hours ago

If you are looking for the perfect mix between the appeals of drapes, the ease of use provided by blinds, and the amazing shade provided by a honeycomb shade, the perfect solution is a silhouette shade. Even though these shades have not been around for long, they have rapidly become a popular option...

This Could be the Best Time For You to Buy Property at an Affordable Price in NCR Region

An Article by Shourya Group in Real Estate

12 hours ago

Shourya GroupShourya Towers Private Ltd. has been in the construction field since Feb 2004. This company is now a well-known company and has done projects worth INR 4055 crores in the past years. The Shourya Group has been erecting many residential and commercial buildings in Ghaziabad, Indirapuram and greater Noida...

Thule Roof Racks - Unrivaled Levels of Safety and Durability With the Perfect Fit

An Article by Charles Manfredi in Home Management

12 hours ago

ThuleFor seventy-five years, Thule has been a global leader in creating products that let active people soundly and stylishly transport their gear and belongings. Whether they are experienced professionals with a room full of medals and trophies or beginners just starting off on their adventures, Thule provides the perfect rack...

5 Whiskey Drinks That Every Liquor Lover Should Know

An Article by Bang Brews in Food and Drinks

13 hours ago

The whiskey market is doing better than ever. It is the one of the most famous drinks all over the world. Whiskey is a delicious and needs no justification or encouragement to be enjoyed neat or on the rocks. Whiskey has a central place in our hearts, as it represents and resides in different corners of the fine beverage world...

Common Mistakes People Make While Hiring Family and Affordable Wedding Photographers in Maui

An Article by Vikram KR in Marriage

13 hours ago

Every couple dreams of a picture-perfect wedding. They try out all the possible ways to make it successful starting right from the exotic venue, beautiful outfits to hiring the best vendors. But something which makes their wedding a memorable one is the photographs. Sometimes, couples make a bad decision by hiring a wedding photographer due to their lack of knowledge in this field of art and they end up in making few mistakes...

Foxmowing : Your First Stop When Looking For Mowing Franchise Opportunities

An Article by Phil Maunder in Business

13 hours ago

Buying a franchise is one way for individuals who once dreamed of running their own business to achieve that goal. There are other advantages. They include:• Lower risk of failure. • Being your own boss. • It’s easier to obtain loans. Outlook for Buying a FranchiseIn 2016, the Asia-Pacific Centre for Franchising Excellence stated that franchise sales and numbers had grown that year and that it foresaw, even more, growth in 2017...

Want to Start PreSchool | Start Your Own Playschool

An Article by Niharika Baig in Education

13 hours ago

A playschool is meant for kids under the age of 5 and is primarily aimed at providing quality education for kindergarten kids. So if you love kids then starting a playschool may be a good idea. - See more at: http://bangalore. citizenmatters. in/articles/3686-quick-guide-to-starting-a-playschool#sthash...

Custom Cedar Shutters - An Excellent Window Furnishing

An Article by JOSEPH ZAMMIT in Home Management

13 hours ago

When first used by the Tudors five hundred years ago, shutters were functional and provided protection from the elements. Window width then dictated whether they were installed on the inside or outside. As time and technology passed, they became less functional and were used less. They became popular again as the 21st century approached when interest in Victorian décor resurged and they are now one of the most popular window treatments and decorative elements...

Sobha Dream Acres Resale Snobbish and Amazingly Righteous Residential Location

An Article by Akanshatyagi Tyagi in Real Estate

13 hours ago

Sobha dream acres can be a sublime townhouse lofts, having 1 and 2bhk room extravagance condos situated in Panathur road, Bangalore. Sobha dream acres are a decent decision with respect to land manufacturers in Bangalore and additionally every time you may need another yearning stay and make memories everlastingly in that room...

MLA Style Citation:
Scheer, Nathan "The Gratitude Dog & I." The Gratitude Dog & I. 08 Jul. 2011 Isnare.com. 28 Apr. 2017 <https://www.isnare.com/?aid=529416&ca=Short+Stories>.
APA Style Citation:
Scheer, Nathan (2011, July 08). The Gratitude Dog & I. Retrieved April 28, 2017, from https://www.isnare.com/?aid=529416&ca=Short+Stories
Chicago Style Citation:
Scheer, Nathan "The Gratitude Dog & I." The Gratitude Dog & I Isnare.com. https://www.isnare.com/?aid=529416&ca=Short+Stories
Copy and paste the code below to embed this article:
<a class="embedly-card" href="https://www.isnare.com/?aid=529416&ca=Short+Stories">The Gratitude Dog & I</a> <script>!function(a){var b="embedly-platform",c="script";if(!a.getElementById(b)){ var d=a.createElement(c);d.id=b,d.src=("https:"===document.location.protocol?"https":"http")+"://cdn.embedly.com/widgets/platform.js"; var e=document.getElementsByTagName(c)[0];e.parentNode.insertBefore(d,e)}}(document);</script>