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The Healing Horse, Ch. 11, Scene 8: A Quick Chat with Pegasus

After walking to the ranch on her own, little Karen finds her friend, and they have a hilarious conversation about his becoming a real horse. Scene 8: A Quick Chat with Pegasus Karen found Pegasus in the meadow behind the

The Healing Horse, Ch. 11, Scene 7: The New House

At last, Karen gets to see their new home. It’s so close to the stables, she can walk back and forth—just like she wanted. Scene 7: The New House Mama parked in the driveway and turned to watch her daughter’s

The Healing Horse, Ch. 11, Scene 6: Mama Gives Karen and Pegasus the Good News

Mama reaches the ranch and takes a moment to reflect on her life. She has just made a huge commitment, and she realizes it will be life-changing, just as the other pivotal moments in her life changed everything forever. Scene

The Healing Horse, Ch. 11, Scene 5: House Hunting

Mama had a heroic quality to her. In spite of becoming a widow and raising a disabled child all alone, she never complained. Whatever the challenge, she rose to it. In this scene, her determination and courage once again pay

The Healing Horse, Ch. 11, Scene 4: Thanksgiving, 1963

If you don’t know what happened in November of 1963, keep reading anyway. I fill in a little of the background, so you can understand how determined Karen and her friends were to maintain a positive outlook. Scene 4: Thanksgiving,

The Healing Horse, Ch. 11, Scene 3: Karen Visualizes Walking to the Ranch

The story continues from one high point to the next. Karen and Mama are on a roll. Scene 3: Karen Visualizes Walking to the Ranch As they crept through the traffic, Karen visualized herself walking the entire distance from their

The Healing Horse, Ch. 11, Scene 2: Friday Evening Rush Hour

The time period that this chapter covers brought events that shook the world, but this scene is all about dealing with everyday difficulties. Scene 2: Friday Evening Rush Hour On Friday evening of that first week of Pegasus living at

The Healing Horse, Ch. 11: A New Routine, House Hunting, and Thanksgiving

Now that Pegasus has a new home, little Kitten needs a way to get from her house in Santa Monica all the way to Topanga Canyon, and she needs to do it every day. This begins a transformation of her

The Healing Horse, Ch. 10, Scene 10: Karen Rides Home with Mama

Chapter ten ends on a joyful and peaceful note, as Karen reflects on the new friends she has made, and on how one of them has helped her learn to express herself more eloquently. Scene 10: Karen Rides Home with

The Healing Horse, Ch. 10, Scene 9: Return to the Barn

As a beautiful day ends, and this chapter approaches its close, Karen and Pegasus return to the barn, so the little girl can ride home with her Mama. Scene 9: Return to the Barn The sun sank low in the