Sweetwater Youth Ranch

Category - Spiritual Insights

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

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 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…

Let the race begin….

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…

To fear or not to fear…

My horse is undoubtedly one of the most misunderstood types of horses on the planet. He is very friendly and will allow anyone to climb on his back, but since we don’t allow kicking, most riders have to be lead around because he has more “whoa” than “go”! When he goes on a trail ride he has a Read the full article…

Its not about the horse

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…