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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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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Thanksgiving

  By Lauren Schwab Lately I have been consumed with thoughts of fear, fear of not becoming all I was meant to be. I have found myself relying on the recognition and praise from others to feel satisfaction and fulfillment when I really need to praise Jesus and find it in Him. I have also […]

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Hush Little Piglet…

Hush little piglet don’t say a word, momma’s going to give you lots of milk. Sleep with your brothers and sisters all day, I will love you always I say!

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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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Keep Calm and Farm Girl On

By Lauren Schwab When it rains it storms and when it storms, tempers fly. While farm life can be romanticized, it is nothing short of hard work and more so when were hard headed. Farming with family has its rewards and trials. When working on a farm each day is the unknown. You can plan […]

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God’s Got My Back

By Lauren Schwab Just when you are about to give up, you’re break through is closer than you think. Terri Savelle Foy reminds me of this and it is what I hold to when the voice inside my head tries to make living a normal life appealing. That’s right, I am not normal and have […]

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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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