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Out Our Way: My saddle pards: Charlie and Job - Job 19:25-27


Last updated 1/17/2020 at 11:48am

Out our way, you learn humility the hard way. It is not about pride or ego — but survival. Charlie taught me that every cowboy gets tossed from time to time — and often it is more than pride that is hurt. Indeed, despite Charlie’s skills and experience cowboying, when Freckles was spooked by a dog in the brush while moving cows, Charlie ended up in the hospital and a wheelchair for the rest of his life. He died only a few years later.

Even so, he never quit — and while it must have killed him to sell his horses and the horse trailer he built himself, not to mention accepting that h...

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