If we never examine or give thought to our lives or the reasons why we do things, we are at the mercy of our reactions and whims. The subject of thinking, truly giving thought, is on my mind frequently. I don't think we as a species are taught to mindfully think about all that much, … Continue reading Why Do I Ride?
Who Am I Without Horses?
When Gabe and I set out on this adventure I had set the expectation for myself to figure out who I am without horses as the focal point of my life. If I could have brought my beloveds with me on this expedition I certainly would have, but I don't think either of them would … Continue reading Who Am I Without Horses?
A Happy Mare
Breathing in the fresh morning air, clear and crisp, a peaceful mareReady to munch on piles of hay, nothing to do but enjoy the dayEasy and slow, all feels right, feelings of safety through the nightA nicker, a whinny, her friends do call, beckoning her to come from her stallTogether they wander through the fields, … Continue reading A Happy Mare
WHAT IS THE SECRET TO HEALING?
"Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another'What, You too?! I thought I was the only one.'"C.S. Lewis I attended the Touched by a Horse annual Summit this weekend. It's a big event with speakers, break out groups, and Graduation night for the new certified coaches. It's a pretty big deal. … Continue reading WHAT IS THE SECRET TO HEALING?
You Deserve More Than False Love
Dear Woman, Yesterday, squeals of joy and laughter brought a shadow to your smile and pain snuck into the corners of your eyes. You did your best to be supportive without giving away your inner hurt. The women around you were oblivious, absorbed in their own happiness and excitement, they were not witness to your … Continue reading You Deserve More Than False Love