September 17, 2022 • 0 comment(s)
Maybe Gettysburg and Eisenhower's farm don't appear to have much to do with this farm on the surface. But everything is connected to everything. And I've felt compelled to record and share these reflections. Be encouraged. Be empowered to make a difference.
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May 27, 2022 • 0 comment(s)
This cow. If she's not a metaphor for life right now, I don't know what is. Click on her picture to read more about life with Joy the cow this spring!
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March 30, 2022 • 0 comment(s)
Sometimes the difference between anxiousness and peace is as simple as letting go...
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February 27, 2022 • 0 comment(s)
I'm still a novice when it comes to video making, so I acknowledge this is far from professional quality :D. But I recorded this a couple weeks ago to show one of the ways we water the cows in the pasture through the winter when it's below freezing.
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December 31, 2021 • 0 comment(s)
When fulfillment of a promise is delayed (hope is deferred) it can make the heart sick. But delay is not the same as dead. If you're hoping this year will be better than last, maybe these words will encourage you...
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December 10, 2021 • 0 comment(s)
As challenges for farmers continue to arise and increase, many are finding it harder and harder to be profitable. Smaller farms are being sold off and often swallowed up by larger ones (or urban sprawl closer to cities), for various reasons, which inevitably takes its toll on the rural communities built around and by them. In an era of more frequent extreme weather events, ever-encroaching pests and diseases, dramatically rising input costs, and marketing difficulties, it can become hard for some to remain hopeful about the future of agriculture. But maybe hope can be found in thinking outside the box...
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August 9, 2021 • 0 comment(s)
I occasionally wrote blog entries before we had the Grazecart platform too. If you like to read, you might enjoy perusing more of my ramblings from the past 12 (!) years.
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August 9, 2021 • 0 comment(s)
God built resilience into the fabric of creation. It's in you, too...
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May 21, 2021 • 0 comment(s)
Sometimes daily life gets so busy and distracting, you can miss some really cool things God invites you to see and hear if you're not careful. Thankfully He has a way of nudging me in meaningful ways to pique my curiosity and inspire me to keep treasure hunting! There have been some more interesting messages the cows have revealed this calving season, and this post explores some of what I've been seeing the last few weeks.
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April 16, 2021 • 0 comment(s)
WARNING! GRAPHIC BIRTH PHOTOS IN THIS POST! If you're squeamish about things like this, open with caution ;). This is a post about what happens when we have to help the cow deliver. Photo credits to Doug, who had the presence of mind to document the process.
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April 4, 2021 • 0 comment(s)
Do you believe God speaks to us through cows? I sure do! Creation testifies of the Creator, and this particular cow has given me several messages...
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February 16, 2021 • 0 comment(s)
Ever wonder how the animals stay warm in this kind of weather?
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