Moments in the Sunshine

By Lauren Schwab This summer I am striving for moments in the sun, not just the warmth above, but the light shining upon the work I do. I am a farmer, spending long hours in the sun comes with my labor for the land and its animals. Sure there are times I am tired, hot and […]

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Cling to God like a Cat

By Lauren Schwab When I walk through the barnyard, my cats love to follow me. They cling to my every step. They need me and long to be by my side. They beg for their morning can of cat food, standing on their hind legs with their front paws in the air, looking up at […]

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I hold on

By Lauren Schwab This afternoon I spent time enjoying the fall weather on the farm while taking the opportunity to take photos that I will post in my gallery as well. Photos are a way for me to capture this moment in time as a 25 year old farmer’s daughter in Ohio on our Schwab […]

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If only we lived like animals…

Do you ever look at animals and wish you could swap to do lists for the day?   By Lauren Schwab I enjoy watching the animals, they are so free and full of life with not care or worry in the world. They live each day with no one to answer to, sense of regret, […]

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My Own Farm Land

By Lauren Schwab When dad leaves for vacation it’s up to my brother and I to care for the pigs, easier said than done. Dad has two short vacations a year, then the rest of the year he works seven days a week. He needs the rest and relaxation, even though he refuses to sleep […]

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Simply Simplicity…

  By Lauren Schwab To feel the innocence of lying in cool wet green grass as your brown curls dampen from the mist of the morning dew.  Your Ivy green eyes ponder up towards the pink sky and orange sun.  A kitten with light sun burnt orange soft hair approaches your tummy and nestles itself into […]

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Fear is an invitation to have Faith

By Lauren Schwab After a stressful day tending to my piglets and cats, I left church Monday evening being reminded by Beth Moore, “Fear is an invitation from God to have faith.” I needed those words to press through the heaviness my heart felt for the health of my animals. This past weekend my cat […]

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