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 […]

YEE YEE to a New Year!

By Lauren Schwab As 2015 came to a close I thought about all the experiences I had, people I met and opportunities I have been given for the future. I appreciate how Granger Smith reflects on the goals he accomplished in 2015 and how the experiences he had exceeded his expectations. Most importantly he expressed gratitude […]

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 […]

“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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Peterson Farm Bros are Agvocates and They Know It

By Lauren Schwab Three Kansas farm boys brought their very own “Farmer Style” to 540 Ohio young farmers and agricultural professionals in Columbus, Ohio Friday, January 30 and Saturday, January 31 for the Ohio Farm Bureau’s Young Agricultural Professionals (YAP) Winter Leadership Experience Conference. YouTube sensations The Peterson Farm Bros entertained the group Friday evening […]

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. […]

New Year’s Eve- Everybody Get’s a Second Chance so Make it Count

By Lauren Schwab As the world counted down ten seconds to midnight, I found myself alone in our farm house watching Taylor Swift on the television with my cat and lifting him up to give me my new year’s kiss at mid-night. Some might argue I am an 65 year-old inside a 25 year-old’s body. […]

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 […]