I’ve gotten a lot of questions both on and offline about how all my interests tie together. How does taking care of a donkey relate to theology? What does solar-powered lighting have to do with dog training? How does bargain shopping at Goodwill relate to Christian values? What does Pampered Chef have to do with farming? The answer to all of those questions is stewardship.
These questions remind me of a story a Lyons Legacy trainer told me about Josh Lyons. Josh was asked not to talk God about one of his events. He told them that it just wasn’t possible to NOT talk about God when he was talking about horse training, because his training abilities were a gift from God. I respect that. Owning your Faith isn’t always easy. Sometimes people don’t get it.
God has blessed us with a beautiful peace of earth. God has blessed me with an amazing job. God has blessed us both with intellect and drive. God made us stewards of 37 acres, two horses, two dogs, a cat, a donkey, and a sizeable income. Being stewards, we don’t “own” any of this. God has honored us with their care. Continue reading