Posts Tagged ‘horse’

Horse Is Where the Heart Is

January 18, 2011

This sweet little story by Charlene Holeda of Ashland, Ohio, was in the January 2011 issue of Guideposts. I like stories involving signs from above. Coincidence? You be the judge!

I needed a sign from God to really be sure we were getting the right horse for Megan. A specific sign . . .

My 14-year-old granddaughter Megan loved horses. She’d been riding for four years, but when her mother told me they were getting her a bigger horse I worried. Horses are temperamental creatures. What if this new mount was hard to handle?

My daughter tried to reassure me when I stopped by one day.

“Mom, we’ve made a list of the qualities we want in a horse and the price we can pay,” she said. “Megan, her dad and I are praying over that list. God will hear us.”

That night I said my own prayer just in case. Lord, I need to be sure they find the right horse for Megan. So I’m asking for an unmistakable sign: a white (more…)