A few years ago, a beautiful Godly friend of mine began to be drawn to horses. Over the years, she has shared with me several beautiful teachings that she's found about how the personalities and character of horses reflect submitting our hearts to God. These teachings so beautifully illustrate how sensitive horses are to their master's touch, how they submit their wild wills and become tame and bond with their owner and how a horse will risk their own lives to save the lives of their masters.
I think I have at least one of these teachings on a hard drive we have. I just got a new laptop and am trying to figure out how to copy things over to it. When I figure all this out, I will share more of these wonderful teachings.
But my friend's love of horses became my love of horses. And every time I see a bold stallion, his mane being tossed in the wind, I think of being a wild warrior for God; completely submitted to His will, obedient to His gentlest command.
I had this picture above our fireplace for several months. I had replaced it with a mirror when I posted our family room a couple of months ago but lately, I've had it up again.
I've also put my little running horse back on the table.
I found this picture many years ago in a French Country Style book. Recently, I found it again on the internet. I just love this!
Here's my version - haha! I think I'm going to have to decide if I like horses or gardens better!
I've also got these great....umm....what are these things? I found them at our local antique store. Anyway, I really like them and keep thinking they'd look neat hung on the wall like this. Maybe over a window? Or somewhere in our entry hall. So I carry them around a lot and hold them up and look at them but I haven't found a place for them yet. lol
So, I don't know if horses are very French Country. I love all the sheep and cows and dogs that so many bloggers have in their homes. I have several cows too that my son's friends think are funny. (Is that cow hide rug made from that cow on the wall?) They obviously don't know anything about decorating! :)
But I think my favorite are horses.
love and blessings~
"The angel of the LORD appeared to him and said to him, "The LORD is with you, O valiant warrior." Judges 6:12