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Its not about the horse

August 25th, 2012 by

You may be asking yourself “If its not about the horse, why am I reading this?” or, “What do horses have to do with spiritual insite?” Honestly, it was something that never crossed my mind till one day we were watching a demonstration of a new concept for us called natural horsemanship. It went something like this… Read the full article…

Welcome to our website

August 7th, 2012 by

I’ve told my children before how our wedding date was picked but somehow every year they want to hear the story again. They asked again today and it reminded me that for the past 29 years we have managed to consider each other in all our decisions. I’d say that’s one of the reasons we lasted 29 Read the full article…

Things aren’t always what they seem to be..

February 20th, 2016 by

It was the first morning after coming home from our honey moon. I woke up to a shrieking sound about 6:00 a.m.. I thought it was a woman’s voice. More than that I thought it was a woman screaming. I shook Phillip awake and said “listen!” After a few seconds, there it was again. “Did Read the full article…

Just Seven Minutes

December 26th, 2015 by

December 26, 1994; the day after Christmas and I was exhausted! Natalie was 3 1/2, Andrea was almost 2. The past few days had been rather hectic with last minute shopping, baking, wrapping and making our rounds to the grandparents houses. This was the day I was looking forward to. I already had plans to Read the full article…

I guess you can call me “Old Fashioned”..

May 6th, 2014 by

As long as I can remember, I’ve had a soft spot for “Old Fashioned”. I love movies set back in the 1800’s, Westerns, History, Antiques, Amish communities…I’m not sure what it is that draws me but I suspect it’s the simplicity it portrays. A time where porches were used for more than just a decorative Read the full article…

Give me your lunch

December 26th, 2013 by

  One thing I have learned is not to be too disappointed when things don’t go as planned. God is never late; with that said, I also believe we have an enemy that delights in putting obstacles in our way to discourage us and even try to cause us to abort our mission. We had Read the full article…

Let the race begin….

August 7th, 2013 by

My journey with horses began the day I met my husband. I had just turned nineteen and had only been a Christian for a little over a year when this story took place. Since I don’t believe in co-incidence, I’ll call this a God-incident. I truly believe that if you are seeking Gods will for Read the full article…