Horses have been used by mankind for centuries: they have been trained and employed in myriad ways. Horses provide travelers aid, power farmers’ plows, help soldiers fight, carry burdens and manage herds. Parents employ horses to teach children responsibility while building physical and relational skills. Of course, millions simply use horses for pleasure and enjoyment. Continue reading “Can Horses Help us Find the Path of Life?”
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Why won’t he listen to me?
Jump, Scooby, Jump! She’s four. She’s been on a horse for about four hours in her life. She knew what he could do. She knew what she wanted to do. She spoke clearly and told him so. Scooby, who loves jumping, ignored her. Her voice became more insistent until the words were a plaintive plea:Continue reading “Why won’t he listen to me?”
Too Much Love to Leave Us in Our Mess!
Years ago I read a story of a little boy who defiantly responded to his punishment with, “I’m sitting in time out but my heart is standing up!” There is profound truth in that—and it is the reality of many adults (especially those in Church). Obedience is not the same as being engaged in aContinue reading “Too Much Love to Leave Us in Our Mess!”