grace Archive

Horse Training Lesson from Ecclesiastes – Giver or Gift?

The book of Ecclesiastes is avoided by many teachers and bible study groups because it is “too difficult.” To put it in the simplest of terms, Solomon* spent a great deal of money, time, ego, and energy on the pursuit of horse cookies. The conclusion he reached is that the pursuit of horse cookies
Category: Christian Horse Training

A Double-Edged Sword – Are you an embarrassment to God?

Self-consciousness has two faces in every man, woman, and child. Like intertwined theatrical masks, one side is good and the other not. Human embarrassment produces positive transformation in some but reflects a heart of spiritual darkness in the other. The ability to be conscious of self is one way people are created in God’s image. Humans
Category: Daily Inspiration

Jesus Loves You Till Your Bucking Bubble Breaks

Swizzle, my adorable gray filly, lowered her head, opened her mouth, squallered like a mad hog and BUCKED. Over the past 5 years I have tried to remove her bucking bubble. It didn’t work. I can bury it, I can correct it, I can punish it – but the bubble completely disappears. As time goes by
Category: Christian Horse Training

Live, Laugh, Love, and Always Be Prepared

Each day is a gift to be opened with expectation, joy, and love - unless you just aren't a morning person and would rather rip into the day with a scowl as you wipe goop from the corner of your eyes and have no higher hope than to make it through till bedtime. The ability
Category: Christian Horse Training

Grace in your saddle-bags kicks Frustration to the curb

In one simple word, "grace" defines the Golden Rule of Christian Horse Training. Some horses seem to have real difficulty staying focused, consistent, or have what seems like a major case of bull-headed resistance. Every "No" your horse gives you is caused by one of two situations; he is either unwilling to do as you
Category: Christian Horse Training

From “Tribulation to Glory” with horses and obstacle course

Using an obstacle course with horses and folks illustrates Paul's message that tribulation leads to perseverance, then to character, and then to glory!
Category: Christian Horse Training

Healed by God’s Amazing Grace

Nestled among all that is noble, generous, and magnificent in a person is something sinister- sin. There is Bad News. There is Good News. There is Grace.
Category: Daily Inspiration

Satan vs. God – Entitlements vs. Unmerited Blessings

The voice of the Enemy speaks through the failed leadership of parents, pastors, politicians, and teachers when they speak lies about entitlement to adults and children alike. There is no respect for authority and precious few, if any, consequences for bad choices made at home, in school, in the workplace, on Main Street, and in
Category: End Time

Drawing From The Well of Grace

My husband and I are in the home stretch of preparing our new place. Most of the work inside the house part of the building is done, the horse stalls are finished, and the fence that will keep the equine members of the family off the front porch will be completed by week's end. Just
Category: End Time
Show Buttons
Hide Buttons