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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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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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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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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