Boots and Bibles

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Nursemare Foals and the Love of Money

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The Same Yesterday, Today, and Forever

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Don’t be Left Behind!

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Horse Fragrances

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“Rosie loved spending time in the barn with the horses. Once she had overheard someone at…

Blind Faith

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My daughter and I were watching the Extreme Cowboy Race at Equine Affaire yesterday. Each…

Animal Sacrifices

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As an animal lover I always found it difficult to understand why the God who created…

Master’s Degree in Patience

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Abusive Training Practices

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Buddy Sour

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God recently taught me something about myself - again. His messenger to deliver this…

The Thrill of Victory and the Agony of Defeat

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I remember that phrase from a sports show on television when I was a kid. I think it…

If Wishes Were Horses…

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It was a nice, warm spring day. I was out working in the yard and noticed that some of my…

Cricket, Jumper, and the Secret of Contentment

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When I was eight years old, I begged my parents night and day for a horse. A neighbor had…

Do Not Be Like the Horse or the Mule

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My daughters sat around me in the living room as I opened my bible to the Psalms. We were…
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Monkey See, Monkey Do

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When we were younger my three siblings and I gave my mother many opportunities to use…
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You’ve heard of hydrophobia, right? It’s often used as a synonym for rabies, but…
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God's Ways Are Not Our Ways

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As I looked at the blood dripping down my finger, I realized I needed to come up with a…
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Child Training

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“Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from…
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A Fork in the Trail

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Taming the Tongue

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“If anyone does not stumble in word, he is a perfect man, able also to bridle the whole…
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A Beautiful Saddle

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Have you ever gone to a horse show or tack shop and gazed longingly, or perhaps…
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Rainbow Bridge

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Just this side of heaven is a place called Rainbow Bridge. When an animal dies that has…
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The Prize

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Our horses are not show horses. We enjoy riding them at home and taking them out on the…
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The Parable of the Pink Jacket

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It was April of 1998, Lisa (13), Kristy (10), Julie (5) and I were attending the Equine…
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Putting Others Ahead Of Ourselves

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Why does this “horse-crazy fever” infect some people and not others? And why are girls…
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A Mother's Love

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An Attitude of Gratitude

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Who Are You Following?

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When I was 11, my neighbor Candy got a pony. Candy’s pony was a strawberry roan gelding…
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Fences & Boundaries

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Horse of a Different Color

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These are devotional thoughts I've had, related to horses. You are free to use any of these for ministry purposes, as long as credit is given to ChristianCowgirl.net as the source/author. Redistributing (other than for a bible study-type session) or reselling the content is prohibited. If you have any questions about permissions regarding the use of this material, please contact me.

If you've enjoyed the devotions, check out my series of horse books for children, Sonrise Stable. The books incorporate some of the same ideas in fictional format.