Always… we begin.. again

Happy Birthday. We are moving to Texas. That is how my 29th birthday card read. It was the day before my birthday, and to be honest I was relieved by the news. My husband and I had endured 15 months of his unemployment/underemployment after he had been laid off from...

Possibility Killers

Expectation kills possibility. When we strive, construe and manipulate our lives into what we hope will resemble in any way something we might.. just might… have a little control over we lose something God loves: possibility. We lose the ability to openly receive...

Emotional Speed Bumps

Something I struggle deeply with is allowing myself to slow down to feel things that are uncomfortable. I have become increasingly aware of this. Through marriage, I have noticed my empathy is extremely lacking. My poor sweet husband. But really, I am not even...

Riding and Living… with gratitude

On one chilly May morning in Colorado I woke up to the waning tone of my alarm clock at about 6AM. There are very few things that will get me out of bed early, horse shows being one of them. I love going to horse shows. I love cleaning my horse up, putting on my best...

How to Find Your Herd…

A few years ago, we received a sweet paint horse named Shiloh. He had come from out of state and was a long way away from his former home. He arrived to our barn we kept him in an outdoor run for a few days by himself. The herd was able to come introduce themselves...