Speaking it into Existence – Steve Harvey

We can be the change we wish to see in the world and in our own lives. It starts with stopping to think about what we truly want from God. It says in Habakkuk 2:2 to write the vision and make it plain on paper. Nothing is impossible with God. From small things to big […]

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Family Farm Memories

There are some memories that fade away, and those you remember forever. Farming is forever in my memories and future ones I have yet to make. Faith, Family and Farming are the essence of my being. I have one life. I am a farm girl in the 21st century making her way. I want to […]

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Heaven is Close in the Country

By Lauren Schwab Driving through the country can put all the chaos of my day at peace, even if for a short while, I am lost in the wonder of the earth and endless pavement available to me. I have yet to explore this vast country, but just where I am in my corner of […]

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“Things That Matter” by Jean’s Boots Are Made For Talking

Today I want to share with you a blog post that touched my heart and reminded me to reconnect to the things that matter or should I say disconnect from those things that don’t. Jean’s Boots Are Made For Talking wrote this blog at: http://jeansboots.blogspot.com/2015/05/things-that-matter.html She writes: “What are the things that matter? Well, I can only start […]

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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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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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Farm Dirt

   By Lauren Schwab Merriam Webster defines “dirt” as : loose earth or soil : a substance (such as mud or dust) that makes things unclean : a person or thing that has no value While many may see no value in dirt, my world and values are built on it. The loose earth and […]

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He who begins a good work, shall be faithful to complete it

By Lauren Schwab In honor of the labor of those who tend to the land and it’s creatures, I share with you and excerpt from The Wisdom of the Native Americans by Kent Nerburn: “When you begin a great work you can’t expect to finish it all at once; therefore do you and your brothers […]

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The Temple of Nature

    By Lauren Schwab Despite living and working surrounded in nature, my mind can easily be caught in the chaos of modern life, it’s demands and hours spent behind a computer or phone screen. How often do we allow ourselves to be grounded, literally barefoot with our toes touching the soil and face staring […]

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Out with the old, in with the new

  The last standing pig hut my dad built in the 1970’s, my brother and my hand prints in the concrete of our pig show barn By Lauren Schwab I remember when my whole world revolved around the thoughts of entertaining other and pleasing my friends. The independent actions I have taken in my early […]

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