I will carry you in your darkest hour…have no fear for I am your quiet strength. (copied)
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The above painting will be in the auction for Jake E’s Riding Round-Up annual fundraiser. More information is at the bottom of blog.
Those who are meek control their anger and impulses, and they know the art of waiting. Meekness is a level of quiet strength that allows for the soul to persevere through even the most challenging situations. When Jesus said that the meek will inherit the earth, perhaps it’s because while most people get fed up or quit trying in seemingly impossible situations, people who are meek use their patience, perseverance and quiet strength to overcome every obstacle they face. (Matthew 5:5)
We are about to celebrate Easter, the death, burial, and resurrection of our Savior, Jesus Christ. It was the greatest demonstration of quiet strength ever demonstrated. Jesus was betrayed, denied by those He loved and called friend, falsely accused, arrested…He endured it all with quiet strength. That day on Calvary he hung between one who believed in Him and one who didn’t believe and mocked Him. Quietly, He allowed him the choice, the same He does for each of us today. And during it all, he demonstrated the greatest “quiet strength” ever shown. But, later the tomb was empty and He resides on the right hand of the Father!! (Matthew 26: 57-7 5)
The greatest strength is gentleness…(Iroquois Proverb). As a “sometime” volunteer at Jake E’s RR, I have witnessed quiet strength many times…the beautiful strong horses with students who have learned to trust these animals as if they were small timid lambs. It is an amazing awesome scene and one to witness with awe. You feel the quiet strength and healing almost the minute you drive through the gates. Jake E’s Riding RR can always use volunteers, donations and prayer.
Jake E’s Riding Round Up- a non profit, Therapeutic Horse Riding Center in Kaufman invites you and your buddies to their Chuck Wagon Dinner and Auction Fundraiser, April 26th at the Ranch! GATES OPEN at 3:00pm with Facility Tour, Auction Preview, Hayrides and Horseshoes. 5:00pm (Dinner, Entertainment, Auction) They are having a great meal served off of authentic chuck wagons and eaten around campfires. They have a “Trinity Dove Release” planned by Occasions at Stone River , exciting entertainment with Log Cabin Square Dancers and live music by John Randolph. They will be having a Live Auction, as well as a Silent Auction. (Silent closes at 7:00pm). (DEADLINE PURCHASE TICKETS: SAT.APRIL 19TH)
Visit http://JakeEsrr.org or call Jana Ewing 972-962-2828 for more information.