Tag Archives: horses

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

Posted in horses, life lessons, Parenting | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Building Up

Over the past two weeks this phrase has been thrust in front of me in many ways. Sermons at church, Facebook posts from others, even in books and magazines that I have been reading. So apparently this is one of … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment