The Eden Alternative has been dedicated to creating a life worth living for nearly two decades. So, what exactly makes a life worth living? The answer is subjective not scientific.
Only I can know that for myself.
We are interested, however, in discovering what makes life worth living from all of you, our readers, our loyal fans. This summer we are launching the #lifeworthliving campaign in our search to find out what gives your lives meaning.
Dogs occupy a special place in my heart. They offer a kind of companionship that cannot be found elsewhere.
Carter is a four-year-old rescue with a heart of gold, but a mind of his own. Most importantly, he is an elder with fur. Carter has wise eyes that understand the human spirit and has a knack for sensing distress. He will sit patiently by your side, head in lap waiting patiently for you to feel better.
Valor is a puppy trapped in a giants body. He is a playful but lazy dog that can only bring himself to romp for a short while before collapsing on the floor. Valor’s name is a bit of a misnomer as he is a mamma’s boy and a scaredy cat. However, he earns his stripes when he see anything threatening his mommy.
Their day-to-day impact on my life appears nominal until I spend time away. It is then I miss the occasional petting or even the general presence of a dog sitting at my feet.
It is not the big things or even the little things that make my life worth living, but the certain things that make up a part of who I am.