Farm For Thought

By Lauren Schwab I sit here unmotivated after a days work. What will my life become? What does God have in store? The moscato wine goes down smooth in a mason jar as my cat sits on my lap purring. I’m dying. We all are. Time is precious. I want to live like I am […]

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You Define Success – Naked Eating Cheetos or Clothed in Riches

By Lauren Schwab To Ron White, this may be success, or at least getting paid to make people laugh telling them about it. Marie Forleo inspired me to think about how I define success. It can be easy to compare ourselves and accomplishments or lack of to others and society’s idea of what being successful […]

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Farm Girl With Curls in Oklahoma City

AND KNOW     My adventure continues to Oklahoma City where I flew to meet American Agri-Women from across the country. We held our Mid-Year meeting and I was selected among others to participate in Syngenta’s Leadership At It’s Best program. You will hear me say time again, I was born a farmer’s daughter for […]

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“The only thing you have to fear is fear itself”

“I want the world to be better because I was here…If you’re not making someone else’s life better then you’re wasting your time. Your life will become better by making other lives better,” Will Smith. “There is no reason to have a plan B because it distracts from plan A…What is the point in being […]

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You Can Be In The Hall of Fame

By Lauren Schwab Temptation is real. Satan is ready to kill steal and destroy your dreams, but you must be ready to fight back. If we threw in the towel as many times as the bank account hit negative, when the baby cries, when the newborn dies, when the tempers rise. If we called it […]

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The miracle that is this life.

By Lauren Schwab How do you see God? I see it in the animals I see it in the sky I see it in the trees as I bend on my knees and look up high I see it in You I see it in me He is everywhere we want Him to be How […]

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That moment when you realize it’s not about you.

“If we could just stop asking the question, ‘what can I get for myself?’ and start asking the question, ‘what can I give from myself?’ I think people would learn you don’t have to be a comedian to deliver a punch line,” Michael Jr.  Living in a world that teaches it’s all about us, can […]

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The Peterson Farm Bros are Agvocates and They Know It

By Lauren Schwab Three Kansas farm boys brought their very own “Farmer Style” to 540 Ohio young farmers and agricultural professionals in Columbus, Ohio Friday, January 30 and Saturday, January 31 for the Ohio Farm Bureau’s Young Agricultural Professionals (YAP) Winter Leadership Experience Conference. YouTube sensations The Peterson Farm Bros entertained the group Friday evening […]

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Dirt Under the Finger Nails Is In – A Farmer’s Daughter Tells All…

Dirt Under the Finger Nails Is In – A Farmer’s Daughter Tells All… By Lauren Schwab With dirt under my fingernails, mani-pedi sounds like a foreign language to a farmer’s daughter. Hog slobber is my moisturizer and dust is my veil. Feed bits fill the air as they splatter out of the momma pig’s mouth. […]

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Don’t Commit Spiritual Suicide – Read Before Making New Year Resolutions!

By Lauren Schwab I have come to learn there will never be a perfect time in your life to accomplish your dreams, you have to create it. Don’t be comfortable and satisfied in life. When you are not pursuing your goals you are literally committing spiritual suicide. When you have a goal that stretches you […]

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