Monday, January 18, 2010
because her beauty is raw and wild
I woke early for morning horse sermon. I stood at the fence a while before she slowly walked over to me. She said -chew your food slowly like this. And I watched her massive jaw muscles work as she nibbled around her feet. Keep your diet simple and fresh. She said - don't get too bothered by the flies in your eyes and all over your precious body. And I watched as she gently shrugged and the flies jumped off.
I ripped up some fresh grass from my side of the fence and gave it to her. She showed great appreciation.
As I was leaving she called to me from the middle of the paddock and said I have one more lesson for you- share your paddock with the the original inhabitants of this land.
Jeez she left me thinkin'