Book 5: Outward Appearances

When the first boarders arrive, Rosie realizes working at the family stable will be more difficult than she anticipated. The extra horses aren’t the problem however; it’s one of the boarders that Rosie can’t get along with. When Grandma explains 1 Samuel 16:7 to the girls, Rosie struggles to see how the verse applies. It takes an annoying boarder, a blind horse, and an extreme race to teach Rosie that while man looks at outward appearances, God looks at the heart.

Scriptural themes: But the Lord said to Samuel, “Do not look at his appearance or at his physical stature, because I have refused him. For the Lord does not see as man sees; for man looks at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart." 1 Samuel 16:7

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From Stormy's Facebook page:

Author, Vicki Watson, writer of the Christian children's series, Sonrise Stable, has recreated Beka and Stormy's thrilling Extreme Cowboy Race in book 5 of the series, entitled "Outward Appearances". Beka and Stormy are portrayed as characters, Hannah and her blind horse, Dusty. Vicki has shared the race experience so accurately it actually brought tears to our eyes as we read the story. Thank you so much, Vicki, for your vision and sharing a part of the inspiring story of Beka and Stormy!


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