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The last time I visited with my cousin Terry it was in November of 2005 and she lives several states away. I tried to get down there this October because I don't wish to be caught by the winter weather as before but things keep coming up so now I have to wait for March, the next transitional month.
Besides Terry and her son, I also miss their dog Colt. He was very young when I last petted him but now is turning 10 and I can hardly wait to walk him again. As I recall, all one had to do is ask him if he wants to go for a walk or a road trip and he starts jumping around and spinning. He is enthusiastic about the whole thing or excited.
In my off and on study of the Hebrew language and words, it ocurred to me that Colt is actually rejoicing in his own active and canine way. You see, in Hebrew, the word for "rejoice" or 'rejoicing" is "gyl" (Gil, or Gheel) and the etymology of the word implies a "moving about with excitment" or "to be excited to levity". Plainly this word is not simply an abstract feeling but implies some spinning around with excitment and joy...[Strongs #1523-5]. Forms of this word are used much in Isaiah and Habakuk (ie. 3:18).
Note: The word gyl in the ancient Hebrew script is basically a figure of a Foot (Gimel), hand (yud), and staff (Lamed)...This reads from right to left and seems to tell us that the whole body moves toward authority and with emotion...