Category Archives: Horses and God

Equivest Show and More

Y’all. My God? He’s amazing. Every time I enter a dressage show I feel vaguely guilty about spending time and money on something that isn’t expressly helping other people. I know, intellectually, that God wouldn’t have sent me Faith, or … Continue reading

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The Evidence of Things Not Seen

Hebrews 11 Faith shows the reality of what we hope for; it is the evidence of things we cannot see. 2 Through their faith, the people in days of old earned a good reputation. 3 By faith we understand that the entire universe … Continue reading

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Hope

Once, English and Afrikaans murdered each other in the thousands. The stubborn Afrikaner met the relentless Englishman in a bloody clash that would last for years and destroy countless families; the marching hordes of the British facing the savage guerrillas … Continue reading

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Summer’s Here

The arrival of some beautiful rain has transfigured the face of our landscape from the dormant browns of winter to vibrant life. And no matter that I’ve been living here since I can remember, it still takes my breath away. … Continue reading

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Why We Don’t Quit

(After Internet-related trouble, I’m back at last! Update on the horsies to follow.) I’ve seen so many people come and go from the things I love. Not just kids in the riding school, but people who wanted to devote themselves … Continue reading

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In Honour of the Anxious Horse

Suicide prevention awareness month is here, and this topic has been stewing in my head for a long time. I’ve long held that horses are among the most emotionally complicated of all domestic animals; possibly the animals that come closest … Continue reading

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CHG Leg 5 Goals

It has been a slow week in our little corner of God’s beautiful, broken world. Nevertheless, tomorrow we get to make up for it, with the fifth leg of our dressage series. Both dance partners were on walk/trot only until … Continue reading

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