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post #1 of 18 Old 10-04-2009, 07:49 AM Thread Starter
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JUST A HORSE??? (a must read )

I didnt write this but I have had it on my my space for ages thought I should share with you all!

Just a Horse! From time to time, people tell me, "lighten up, it's just a horse," Or, that's a lot of money for just a horse".
They don't understand the distance traveled, the time spent, or the Costs involved for "just a horse."

Some of my proudest moments have come about With "just a horse." Many hours have passed and my only company was "just a horse," but I did Not once feel slighted. Some of my saddest moments have been brought about By "just a horse," and in those days of darkness, the gentle touch of "just A horse" gave me comfort and reason to overcome the day.

If you, too, think it's "just a horse," then you will probably understand Phrases like "just a friend," "just a sunrise," or "just a promise." "Just a horse" brings into my life the very essence of friendship, trust, And pure unbridled joy.

"Just a horse" brings out the compassion and Patience that make me a better person. Because of "just a horse" I will Rise early, take long walks and look longingly to the future. So for me and folks like me, it's not "just a horse" but an embodiment of All the hopes and dreams of the future, the fond memories of the past, And the pure joy of the moment.

"Just a horse" brings out what's good in me and diverts my thoughts away From myself and the worries of the day.

I hope that someday they can understand that it's not "just a horse" but The thing that gives me humanity and keeps me from being "just a woman"

May we all see horses through the eyes of children
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post #2 of 18 Old 10-04-2009, 08:31 AM
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*Starts slow clap*

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post #3 of 18 Old 10-04-2009, 09:37 AM
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*clapping* that was wonderful!
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post #4 of 18 Old 10-04-2009, 10:52 AM
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Standing ovation! Thats beautiful


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post #5 of 18 Old 10-04-2009, 04:53 PM
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-claps- marvelous i love it :)
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post #6 of 18 Old 10-11-2009, 01:31 PM
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Loved it!!!!!

Horses are God's way of showing us that He loves us and wants us to be happy.
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post #7 of 18 Old 10-11-2009, 01:37 PM
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That brought me to happy tears beautiful
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post #8 of 18 Old 10-11-2009, 02:05 PM
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*cheers extaticly* that's beautiful!

And on the eigth day God said horses shall NOT trot, and the GOOD horses listened!!!!
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post #9 of 18 Old 10-11-2009, 02:13 PM
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I swiped it and sent it to everyone in my email list


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post #10 of 18 Old 10-14-2009, 03:36 PM
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I have one saved that's very close to that but ends with ......

" So next time your hear the phrase "it's just a horse" just smile, because they "just" don't understand
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