Dancing at Home

If  I had been told six months ago that my competing dreams for 2018 would be crushed under the tide of perplexing circumstance that comes with budding adulthood, I would have been devastated. But it proves to be out of mercy that the Lord fails to show us our future. Now that I am here […]

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No Such Men

Girls, let me be real straight with you for a second. That Hollywood fellow you coo over? The one with the brooding dark eyes and smooth complexion? The huge biceps and the perfectly tousled hair? You don’t want him. You don’t just want a man with sculpted curls, high cheekbones and a square jaw. You […]

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2018 Goals: Training Horses Q2

Champagne Despite my emotional craziness through this quarter, Champagne has made some good progress on the schooling front. Outings did not go as well, but now that my head is on more or less straight again, this will resume hopefully with better results. Shows: Early Feb: Pre-HOY – This was not a disaster, but it […]

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God So Loved

Where do I begin with the last two months? Perhaps I can start by saying that they were quite possibly the best and worst of my entire lifetime. The horses are well; the summer grazing came in and they all bloomed into beautiful good health, with the lowest condition score on the farm being a […]

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Still Not Upgraded

We have started our SANESA season with a bang. The horses are very well, the kids are doing great, and I love them all to bits. And I really, really miss my blog. Hopefully next month. ❤ Glory to the King.

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Gratitude and the Outside Rein

Today was our second lesson with Coach J, and I was nervous. Shocker. I had spent all week on poor longsuffering Thunder, trying to get the whole outside rein thing sorted out, and it just wasn’t working. I hoped Coach J wasn’t going to think we hadn’t been working on it, because we truly had […]

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Kingdom of Heaven

Burnout is an ugly, hateful, soul-draining thing. If I could choose between anxiety and burnout, I’d choose anxiety. Every time. But sometimes this life takes everything I’ve got and requires me to spend myself well beyond my limits. I do what I can to prevent it, but sometimes I can’t. And it’s worth it. Some […]

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