Tag: God

Life Changer

On August 13, 1967 I experienced the most significant event of my life. It was a sizzling hot summer day in the San Joaquin Valley of central California. Fresno’s First Southern Baptist Church was filled to capacity with 4 or 5 hundred worshipers. I knew I was a sinner who needed to be forgiven but had never said yes to…

Building Relationships

Sometimes our mission field is right in our own backyard.  Children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren all need our love.  Today’s newer generations often do not have the stability and love we once had growing up in homes with two parents and a stay-at-home mom. Imagine spending your summer caring for your 6 grand-kids as their single mothers work to make a living and…

Matching Gift

Dear Friends of Blazing Hope,  7-30-2012 An anonymous donor has offered to match $1,500 dollars worth of gifts designated for the repair of our well and the installation of horse  fences in Middleton.  We are thankful for this and ask that you pray that God would bless this special giver.  We are also rejoicing that over $1000.00  has come in already toward this…

Training Horses for Young Riders

Today I visited River’s Chiquita, our high-energy,  3 year old American Blazer filly being trained by Loren Price (who I highly recommend).  What a joy to see her lope with Loren after only two weeks of training.   She stood calmly as he saddled her without even being tied up!  She faithful submitted to Loren’s ground, hand-motion commands.  Her powerful energy…