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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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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The Pig Barn – a poem

By Lauren Schwab Dad named this room L for left then this room R for right not L for Lauren or R for Ryan though that’s what my mom would like to think   The L room is always fed first “Good morning girls, it’s breakfast time!” their grunts and banging on the feeders stirs […]

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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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