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What If . . . ?

“For I know the plans that I have for you,’ declares the Lord, ‘plans for welfare and not for calamity to give you a future and a hope,” Jeremiah 29:11 (NASB). Continue reading

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God Is Calling, Are You Listening?

This morning, during a time of quiet reflection, I desired to empty my busy mind of thoughts and troubles. Just to free head space so I could hear God. There are many Bible verses, and times of despair, that tell … Continue reading

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Life is Like a Rollercoaster

Life is Like a Rollercoaster Or is it? Last year I posted “Resistant to Change”. I’m repeating it here to help illustrate how Life is NOT Like a Rollercoaster. I’ll explain after I set this scene: When my routine is upset, … Continue reading

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Feral On Any Given Day

From dictionary.com definition 2: Feral – having reverted to the wild state, as from domestication Before I got her, Holly was a neglected backyard pony with a different name. Her interactions with people during that time were primarily negative and … Continue reading

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Resistant to Change

Today I was struggling with a pain-filled pondering. I do not like change. When my routine is upset I get thrown off track and forget stuff. When I’ve become comfortable in a place, but then that place changes, I get … Continue reading

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Know God – Trust God

“When I am afraid, I put my trust in You” Psalm 56:3 (NIV). I had not given a lot of thought that there is a difference between knowing God and trusting God. But after a trail ride with my horse, I … Continue reading

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Why Movement?

I am a multi-book reader. My mood, and the time of day, often determine what I read. Currently I am reading Transforming Therapy Through Horses by Lynn Thomas and Mark Lytle. This book is great for therapists, horse lovers, and … Continue reading

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Horse Cookies

“For if we hope for what we do not see, with perseverance we wait eagerly for it” Romans 8:25 (NASB). I often carry horse cookies (treats) in my jeans pocket. Even though my horses cannot see them, they know the … Continue reading

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By what are you known

The other day some friends and I were having a conversation about people and their horses. Many of us realized we “know” some people only because we recognize their horses. This could be through training or lesson programs, previous ownership, … Continue reading

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Too much or just right

The other day my husband and I were having a conversation when he told me, “You’re beating it into the ground!” Which gave rise to my pondering of this phrase. Fence posts surrounding a horse pasture HAVE to be beaten … Continue reading

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