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Sleepless Nights—My 4-Step Solution

Eyes wide open, I turned to look at the clock on the nightstand, 2:18. I groaned, “Not again, why in the world am I awake at 2 in the morning? That’s the third night in a row. There’s nothing I … Continue reading

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One Like No Other

Shattered, broken, shards strewn everywhere. Whether it’s a dish that crashed to the floor, or overwhelming tragedies in life, still—shattered. Drowning in debt, the loss of a loved one, or relationships falling apart often leave us feeling broken, useless, unworthy. … Continue reading

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One Like No Other

Shattered, broken, shards strewn everywhere. Whether it’s a dish that crashed to the floor, or overwhelming tragedies in life, still—shattered. Drowning in debt, the loss of a loved one, or relationships falling apart often leave us feeling broken, useless, unworthy. … Continue reading

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The Greatest is Love

Oh no, Lord. Not again. I breathe in silent prayer for the young man who staggered up to my counter at the store. Father, I don’t know if this boy is drunk or strung out on drugs. But You know … Continue reading

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Holding onto God

I work in a grocery store. I’m amused by the man (usually it’s a man), who will shop without a cart or basket. He hunts for the items he needs, gathers them into his hands, tucks boxes under his arms … Continue reading

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Book Review – The Business of Coaching with Horses

Formerly an Equine Specialist certified by the Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association (EAGALA), I was curious about what this author had to say on the topic of using horses in therapy. Schelli Whitehouse’s enthusiasm for people, coaching, and horses … Continue reading

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Content Whatever the Circumstances

Several weeks ago I struggled with pending changes in my horse life, my horses’ living arrangements, in my financial situation. I lost sleep dwelling on the potential outcomes of these changes, fighting with myself over what would be the best … 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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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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