Last week my acupuncturist informed me that 2014 was “The Year of the Horse.” When I asked him what that meant, he explained that it represented a lot of movement. Not just movement, but fast movement, abrupt movement, as well as sudden and unexpected changes in directions.
Well, that certainly explains a lot. I swear I could hear the sound of hooves pounding behind me, getting ready to run me over. As if my acupuncturist could read my mind, he said, “At least you haven’t been caught in a stampede.” Well, not yet, anyway.
But, it did get me thinking. Some of my most profound experiences and powerful lessons came from interactions with horses. But, the truth is, I have very little experience with horses. I have never engaged in horse-related activities, and I...