Finding Yourself

Finding Yourself   Wife. Daughter. Sister. Teacher. Friend. These are some of the roles I play in life. They have become what define me. I have discovered the closer I adhere to each role, I lose a bit more of my identity; the “je ne sais quoi” that makes me unique. The mundane sameness of […]

Finding Grace

  When I first sat down to write this piece, I had planned to do a piece on forgiveness. I have had several situations lately where forgiveness seemed applicable, even necessary, but I felt myself struggling. I kept circling back around to the thought that I was in the right, they were in the wrong, […]

Finding Peace

As I sit here, I can feel all of my fears, anxieties & self-doubt circling, pressing in on me like a predator stalking its prey. I’m swarmed by feelings of shame. I didn’t do ______ well enough, or so & so did it better. So & so always does it better.   I’m stampeded by […]

Banner, my first horse!

Why Horses?

Have you ever felt disconnected from others; even yourself? Have you ever felt judged or misunderstood? Even when you had the best of intentions? At the age of 10, my family moved to the country and I was finally able to have a horse of my own. I was living most little girls dream. Most […]