As she adopts a second rescue donkey as a little brother for Flash—a miniature named Henry—she finds that walking with donkeys has surprising lessons to teach us about prayer, renewing our faith, and connecting to God in fresh ways. Readers all over the world fell in love with Flash and with Rachel’s thoughtful, funny, and poignant stories about what life with a donkey can teach you.
Walking with Henry: Big Lessons from a Little Donkey on Faith, Friendship, and Finding Your Path #ad - Sometimes you find it next to a trusted friend along an old, well-trodden path. Grace shows up. Sometimes it arrives as a moment of joy in the middle of despair. Readers will be clamoring for more. Publishers weekly on FlashJust when you think it’s the end of your story.
Flash: The Homeless Donkey Who Taught Me about Life, Faith, and Second Chances Flash the DonkeyTyndale Momentum #ad - How would her family pay their bills? What would the future hold? If only God would somehow let them know that everything was going to be all right. Flash is the true story of their adventures together in learning to love and trust; breaking down whatever fences stood in their way; and finding the strength, confidence, and faith to carry on.
The economy had crashed, taking her formerly thriving business along with it. And then Flash the donkey showed up. If there is ever a good time to discover a wounded, frightened, bedraggled donkey standing in your driveway, this wasn’t it. The local sheriff dismissed Flash as “worthless. But rachel didn’t believe that, and she couldn’t turn him away.
Flash: The Homeless Donkey Who Taught Me about Life, Faith, and Second Chances Flash the Donkey #ad - The heartwarming tale of an irrepressible donkey who needed a home—and forever changed a family. Rachel anne Ridge was at the end of her rope. She brought flash into her struggling family during their darkest hour—and he turned out to be the very thing they needed most. She had been a successful artist, doing work she loved, but now she felt like a failure.
Prepare to fall in love with flash: a quirky, a personality as big as Texas, a deafening bray, unlikely hero with gigantic ears, and a story you’ll never forget.
Saving Simon: How a Rescue Donkey Taught Me the Meaning of CompassionBallantine Books #ad - Simon’s recovery was far from easy. This radically different perspective on kindness and empathy led Jon to a troubled border collie from Ireland in need of a home, a blind pony who had lived outside in a pasture for fifteen years, and a new farm for him and Maria. Weak and malnourished, he needed near constant care, but Jon was determined to help him heal.
. A touching tale. Usa today “Highly recommended. In the great tradition of heroes—from don quixote to shrek—who faced the world in the company of their donkeys, learning to open up “not just to Simon, not just to animals, Jon came to understand compassion and mercy in a new light, but to the human experience.
As simon’s health improved, take him on walks, Jon would feed him by hand, read to him, even confide in him like an old and trusted friend. An animal control officer had found a neglected donkey on a farm in upstate New York, Maria, and she hoped that Jon and his wife, would be willing to adopt him.
Saving Simon: How a Rescue Donkey Taught Me the Meaning of Compassion #ad - Jon wasn’t planning to add another animal to his home on Bedlam Farm, certainly not a very sick donkey. Then, simon began to reveal to jon the true meaning of compassion, as if in reciprocation, miraculously, the ways in which it can transform our lives and inspire us to take great risks. To love, to risk, to friendship.
With grace, warmth, saving simon plumbs the depths of the bonds we form with our animals, and keen emotional insight, considered, and the rewards of “living a more compassionate, and meaningful life.
Smart Ass: How a Donkey Challenged Me to Accept His True Nature & Rediscover My OwnNew World Library #ad - Walk with winslow and caleb the donkey through training traumas, and humiliating races, and share in Winslow’s gradual understanding of Caleb’s true, expert-baffling antics, undeniable gifts: a willingness to be true to himself no matter the circumstances, to trust, and to forgive. As she and caleb learn to thrive, you’ll learn the importance of being true to your own pure and powerful self.
How do you resolve a midlife crisis? margaret Winslow, an overworked college professor in New York City, answered a for-sale ad for a “Large White Saddle Donkey. Hilarity ensued, along with life-threatening injuries and spirit-enriching insight.
Flash the Donkey Makes New FriendsTyndale Kids #ad - Inspired by rachel anne ridge’s memoir flash, named one of Publishers Weekly’s Best Summer Books of 2015, kids will fall in love with this endearing donkey as they learn to appreciate the value of true friendship. Flash is the inquisitive type who loves to invent things and solve problems, but his curiosity sometimes gets him into trouble! With the help of his new-found friends—Jed the Goat, Carson the Pig, and Ruby the Chicken—Flash manages to turn problems into adventures and learns valuable lessons along the way.
Children will fall in love with Flash the Donkey as they learn the value of true friendship and what it means to be a good friend to others. Hee-haw! a stray donkey with a penchant for inventions is taken in by a mismatched collection of barnyard friends. Flash the donkey makes new Friends is the heartwarming story of a not-so-ordinary donkey who needs a special place to belong.
The Wisdom of Donkeys: Finding Tranquility in a Chaotic WorldBloomsbury USA #ad - With that purpose in mind-a search for slowness and tranquility, Gribouille, Andy Merrifield sets out on a journey of the soul with a friend's donkey, to walk amid the ruins and spectacular vistas of southern France's Haute-Auvergne. And slowness with memory and confronting, " observes Milan Kundera in his novel Slowness.
As merrifield contemplates literature, science, truth, and beauty amid the French countryside, Gribouille surprises him with his subtle wisdom, reminding him time and again that enlightenment is all around us if we but seek it. A literary ode to peace, presence, and fulfillment inspired by a walk taken with a most surprising creature.
The Wisdom of Donkeys: Finding Tranquility in a Chaotic World #ad - The demon of speed is often associated with forgetting, with avoidance.
Joey: How a Blind Rescue Horse Helped Others Learn to SeeTyndale Momentum #ad - A rescue group found Joey nearly dead from starvation—and blind. Then he came to hope reins—a ranch dedicated to helping hurting kids who had been abused, emotionally wounded, or unwanted. A touching tale. Kirkus reviewsThe heartwarming true story of a blind horse named Joey. At the height of his show career, strength, this beautiful Appaloosa’s majestic stature, and willingness to work made him the perfect partner.
By teaching these children to care for rescued animals, the Hope Reins staff were convinced they could reach kids with love and hope and show them that we are never forgotten by God. But could the financially struggling ranch afford to take care of a blind horse that no one else wanted? Could Joey somehow learn to trust people even though the world had hurt him so badly? And what would happen—to Joey, the kids, and Hope Reins—if they failed?A true story of friendship destined to become a classic, Joey will touch your heart and reveal the power of finding light in the darkness.
Joey: How a Blind Rescue Horse Helped Others Learn to See #ad - . But when an injury cost joey his show career, he moved from one owner to the next, ultimately experiencing severe abuse and neglect.
Running with Sherman: The Donkey with the Heart of a HeroKnopf #ad - But when he arrived, sherman was in such bad shape he could barely move, and his hair was coming out in clumps. A delight, full of heart and hijinks and humor. In the course of sherman's training, amish running club members, both human and equine, goat farmers, Chris would have to recruit several other runners, and call upon the wisdom of burro racers, and a group of irrepressible female long-haul truckers.
It turns out the best way to soothe a donkey is to give it a job, and so Chris decided to teach Sherman how to run. He'd heard about burro racing--a unique type of race where humans and donkeys run together in a call-back to mining days--and decided he and Sherman would enter the World Championship in Colorado.
Running with Sherman: The Donkey with the Heart of a Hero #ad - Easier said than done. Chris decided to undertake a radical rehabilitation program designed not only to heal Sherman's body but to heal his mind as well. Mcdougall is a gifted storyteller who gets to the heart of the human-animal connection. John grogan, a heartwarming story about training a rescue donkey to run one of the most challenging races in America, and, in the process, author of Marley & Me: Life and Love with the World's Worst DogFrom the best-selling author of Born to Run, discovering the life-changing power of the human-animal connection.
When chris mcdougall agreed to take in a donkey from an animal hoarder, he thought it would be no harder than the rest of the adjustments he and his family had made after moving from Philadelphia to the heart of Pennsylvania Amish country.
Barn Dance: Nickers, brays, bleats, howls, and quacks: Tales from the herd.Prairie Moon Press #ad - She has gained life lessons from seasons of caring for and learning from her diverse assortment of animals. Me: i am the human and i used to think I had a thin veneer of control on this farm. Like it was all his idea. The thing that they don’t tell you about rescue is that it’s an inside job–I think I’ll probably always need it.
Edgar: and when my human wants to rant–and she does love a rant–about being an awkward age, whatever that means, she calls herself an old gray mare. I might have been exaggerating. Edgar: my human finally took my advice and put my handsome face on a book cover. The book also includes memories of those who didn’t stay with us forever but are still part of the extended herd.
Barn Dance: Nickers, brays, bleats, howls, and quacks: Tales from the herd. #ad - I wrote the book, for instance. I got the job because i have the loudest voice, and I’m not afraid to use it. I’m irresistible. Then there’s the human, bewildered at being sixty; the most awkward age imaginable. This book will sell like cold carrots on a hot day. Me: i do the hard jobs for Prairie Moon Press.
Blake’s humor, compassion, and kindness shine through every page.
The Dog in the Dentist Chair: And other true stories of animals who help, comfort, and love kidsParaclete Press #ad - Includes beautiful color photos of the actual animals, relevant and easy-to-read Bible verses, and ways children can give back and help animals. This is a heartfelt look at real-life animals who visit, cuddle, magic the miniature horse who comforts children in hospitals, Ricochet the dog who surfs with special-needs kids, Parfait the service dog who helps a boy with seizures, Gracie the therapy cat who encourages reluctant readers, and help kids in unexpected and amazing ways: JoJo the golden retriever who calms anxious kids at the dentist, and others.
This book strengthens kinships with animals, encourages humane treatment, and helps kids build lifelong bonds with animal friends. Each chapter, kids will recognize animals’ great capacity for love and devotion, which reflects God’s enduring love for us all.
Unbridled Faith: 100 Devotions from the Horse FarmThomas Nelson #ad - Explore the timeless wisdom of God's Word through this beautiful horse devotional. Horses nuzzle their way into our hearts and have a way of teaching us a lot about ourselves, about life, and even about God. Just ask horse enthusiast Cara Whitney, wife of comedian and actor Dan Whitney aka Larry the Cable Guy.
Through years spent working with these majestic animals—Cara Whitney has learned countless spiritual lessons that have brought her closer to God. In 100 heartfelt devotions with stunning photography, you'llLearn about being flexible in your faith from a gangly legged colt. Discover the secret to overcoming temptation through a horse's "sneak and eat" game.
Unbridled Faith: 100 Devotions from the Horse Farm #ad - From a pony with a sweet tooth, find out why we should be glad God doesn’t answer yes to all of our prayers. Be reminded that you are priceless to God from a one-eyed quarter horse named Roanie. Unbridled faith is the perfect daily devotional for horse lovers.