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Third Grade Wisdom – The Difference Between Being Fair and Being Effective

Jesus tells us we must be as little children to enter the kingdom of heaven. This short story perfectly illustrates the simple wisdom and common sense of third graders. From the mouth of little children we learn the simple difference between being fair and being effective. Enjoy!
Category: Daily Inspiration

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

The Warm Up – Ask “amiss” and you may hurt something…

When you finally discover that the answer to a question or dilemma you’ve puzzled or fretted over for years was embarrassingly simple was your response “Awright!” followed by a victorious imaginary high-five or “What an idiot” followed by a brief indulgent moment of self-disgust? Everyone knows the necessity of a proper warm up. Who would suggest
Category: Christian Horse Training

The Genesis of one Equine Christian Ministry – Author Interview

God's disseminates His messages in many ways. In the case of Amazing Grays Ministry and Christian Horse Training that message usually involves an equine participant. Two gray horses started the whole thing. The foundation of all messages is God's Word and one avenue we use to share is in book form. ChristianeBooksToday.com is featuring an interview
Category: Daily Inspiration

How to Fix it when your Horse CAN’T do what you ask

Miniature horses should never become pancakes. Horses fail to properly respond to a cue or display perfect manners for only one of two reasons. Your horse either CAN"T do what you ask or your horse WON'T do what you ask. Before you can take the appropriate action to fix the problem you have to know why
Category: Christian Horse Training

How to repair problems in marriage, parenting, horses, and your walk with Christ

Problems aren’t ruining your relationships; the problems within your relationships are causing your problems. “I found Christ, now what?” Many folks silently ask this question days, weeks, or years after accepting Jesus Christ as their personal Savior. Similar questions may have occurred to you about marriage, having children, or while contemplating the hairy half-ton of equine attitude
Category: Christian Horse Training

How does faith eliminate fear? Practice. Practice. Practice.

Fear floods in when faith runs out. Some people think you can study, listen, or think your way into faith. It doesn't work that way. The Bible contains the entire foundation, method, and "secrets" of finding faith to overcome all fear. The problem lies in the application of those concepts. Simple and Easy are not necessarily
Category: Christian Horse Training

Foundational Book of Christian Horse Training FREE on Kindle – Never Before Offered

Amazing Grays, Amazing Grace, the foundational book of our message, our ministry, and Christian Horse Training is FREE today and tomorrow in Kindle format. [Offer good October 7 and 8, 2013.] Please take advantage of this offer and share it with friends in Bible Study, the barn, at school, at work, and with family members. As
Category: Christian Horse Training

Relationship Role Models for Christians and Horse Owners

No great relationships happen by accident or luck. Regularly people say to Baber or me, “Oh, if only I had a horse like Bo. You are so lucky.” Others may ask if he is for sale; they want what I have. The truth is they don’t want Bo per se; they want a relationship with their
Category: Christian Horse Training

Relationship Triangles and Team Building

It is not possible to have the same simple relationship with another person you can with a horse. Few people have enough insight and wisdom to objectively evaluate their own thoughts, actions, and motivation much less those of someone else. As soon as two or more people enter into a relationship blender it starts getting
Category: Christian Horse Training
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