Kara's Baptism Parable: A Short Story

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Baptism Parable Kara has been riding horses almost her entire life. Since the age of 9 she has been riding at Wolf Ridge Stable in Foster, Rhode Island. Riding meant the world to her and she wasn’t in it for the competition, until her trainer bribed her. The day of the horse show finally came in June and all she had to support her was her mother, Allie, and her trainer, Beth. It was Kara’s first horse show ever. She was so nervous she thought her body was going to burst and her brain would blow. This was all new to her, and being accepted into this show was something she thought she would never do. Mounted on her horse, Sassy, she thought this day was going to be horrendous and couldn’t think of anything positive in life at the moment, she felt like she was going to get sick. “Entering the ring we have rider Number 152 riding P.T. Sassy Blue”. Right there we could feel her heart stop. “If only this wasn’t happening“, she thought. Kara has many problems in life, not only with her fathers recent death, but also with her school working disabilities. She has been having difficulties with English and while in the ring, Kara could even fear the English test she had the next day. Every day she would pray things get better and that she could be guided through her situations, but things just kept getting worse. She…show more content…
Sassy Blue! Your ribbon is at the judges booth.” After all the stress and tears, a weight had lifted off of Kara’s chest and she has now overcome her fears of the first show ever. She is now ready to go on and do as many shows as she wants in her life, because she has now realized that she has been welcomed to the showing arena. She could feel God’s presence with her and she knew that it was him and him only that could’ve helped her through this all. Without his grace and help, she wouldn’t of even been able to enter the ring. She knew that this was now the right place for

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