Category Archives: Horses (and other animals)

Windswept

The whole nation has been caught up in this George Floyd tragedy, while I confess, I have been focused more myopically on my own little world…and that’s bothered me. I just had a baby.  Well, I didn’t have a baby…my … Continue reading

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Firecracker and the Fence

When I bring the feed buckets out and my horse doesn’t come to eat… something is wrong. So, when I went out to feed on Monday and I could see her, looking at me from the corner of the fence, … Continue reading

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The Zookeeper’s Wife – Movie Discussion

The Zookeeper’s Wife is based on the true story of a Polish zookeeper, Jan, and his wife Antonina. It’s the story of their zoo and the animals and the people that they cared for during World War II. It’s a … Continue reading

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Dogs and B****es

I worked at a wonderful camp one summer that specialized in inner-city youth, Kids Across America. At that time, it was all the rage for the guys to refer to each other as “dogs”. “What’ up, dog?!” “Naw, dog.” (That’s … Continue reading

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What I Learned from a Hawk

The other day I decided at the last minute to go somewhere I hadn’t planned on going. It’s not so important where I went, other than the fact that it wasn’t my plan to do so, but more like I … Continue reading

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Flash in Time

This one, this sweet, love of my life… I’ve had him since the day he was born. Mom says it was in 1990. I don’t remember. I’m not a date person. I know I was young. We raised each other, … Continue reading

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The Significance of the Soul

When two very different movie previews aired back to back with a common theme between them, it launched Shepherd Project into a discussion of the soul. Does the soul actually exist? What is the soul? When does it come into … Continue reading

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Mirror Horse

I have these two darling girls that come out for horse lessons.  One is very quiet and relaxed.  The other is a little more type A…  It’s interesting to watch them ride and to see how each of them alternately … Continue reading

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Like a Dog on a Leash…

I have been reading in 1 Corinthians lately, and when I was writing this post about Sweet Pea, I came across a picture which illustrated something I had been reading in 1 Corinthians—so here I go again, writing about my … Continue reading

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I Can’t Hear You

Sweet Pea and I have been together for a long time now, 16 years to be exact.  In fact, I nearly gave her a “Sweet Sixteen” party, just because her birthday falls right around Valentine’s day and it would have … Continue reading

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