“TRANSITION is God’s way of PROMOTION,” Jerry Savelle

Our Farmland By Lauren Schwab From time to time I find myself standing in the barnyard pondering at the sky. I almost feel an invisible bubble has been placed around our farmland we have come to know and center our lives around. While we are often in this bubble as a family we are not […]

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I’m Possible

By Lauren Schwab I captured this view from the plane window on my way home from Iowa this past week. I was in awe to have a view above the clouds. As a young girl I always imagined Heaven this way. An endless pillow of clouds and rays of light. Perhaps the feeling of being […]

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Fear is an invitation to have Faith

By Lauren Schwab After a stressful day tending to my piglets and cats, I left church Monday evening being reminded by Beth Moore, “Fear is an invitation from God to have faith.” I needed those words to press through the heaviness my heart felt for the health of my animals. This past weekend my cat […]

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What’s Your Brand?

By Lauren Schwab What do people think of when they hear your name? I have come to realize my name associates me with something. I have a love an adoration for my piglets, things that sparkle, and leading young women! And I have become known for some of these specific things. In fact, I will be occasionally […]

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Why Won’t God Tell Me What To Do?

3/9/14 By Lauren Schwab It was nearly 25 years ago I was born the daughter of a farmer. My mom jokingly tells me the doctor proclaimed, “It’s Miss America!” as I entered the world. While the Miss America crown wasn’t in my future, another one was. I remember when a crown was placed upon my […]

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God’s Will is Whatever

2/25/14 By Lauren Schwab As my alarm goes off at 4:30 a.m. on Sunday morning, my first instinct is to hit the snooze button. Then I hear cracks in the old wood as my dad walks down the staircase and poors his bowl of cereal. My cat usually meows and licks my face informing me […]

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