This weekend, I was able to participate in an activity that combined my two dearest loves: spirituality and domestic animals. On All Saints’ Day, our Associate Pastor performed a Pet Blessing for the pets of Saint John’s United Methodist. It is a Methodist tradition to hold pet blessings to honor all of God’s creatures. In the lovely Austin autumn weather, our pet processional ended with a blessing and a good word for our four-legged friends.
Hollis and Martin are not acting any differently post-blessing … but I am sure their little souls are more peaceful. Bailey was immediately relaxed after his prayer time.
Emilie and Deirdre at Bailey’s Pet Blessing
Hil and Emilie at Hollis and Martin (in the blue box)’s pet blessing