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4H farm kids are learning lessons you can't replicate 0

Raising Our Kids Alongside the Calves

When we were dating I specifically asked Brad if he had any intention of being a farmer. No, he said unequivocally. Oh good! I did not want to marry a farmer. The seasons are long. The work is hard. The...

for creatives who need more than big dreams 0

A Creative Gives Herself Permission

[For all creatives who need to do the same] It was the beginning of July when I started thinking it might be a good idea to just take the summer off from the podcast. I mentioned it to a few...

Colossians 3:23 Work heartily as for the Lord 0

Work Heartily as for the Lord

Click here to check out the podcast based on this topic, Episode 45: Work Heartily As For the Lord My mind was racing with possibilities and questions. I’d been looking for opportunities to change our financial situation and now I...

Work Heartily As For the Lord podcast, Colossians 3:23 0

45: Work Heartily As For The Lord

  Turns out the world does not revolve around me. I am not at the center of the universe.      This is just one of the many realizations I have in this episode as I process my thoughts on...

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Delicate but Laborious Matters

The weather this year has been mild so far to say the least. Last night thunderstorms and hail moved through and tornadoes an hour or so northwest of us. It’s March 1st and I’m not sure what “normal” is anymore....

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Unconventional Decision Making

I think I’m going to buy a car. I’m sure thousands of cars are sold everyday so this isn’t mind-blowing. But I’ve driven a van for the last nine years and I have three children. Among families like ours a...

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030: Now What? Our Everyday Reality as Christians

As a young adult Christian I was constantly wondering what my life was supposed to look like as a follower of Christ. My everyday life. How does one “serve Christ,” really, with all these distractions? What careers count? I definitely...

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Sideline Cheering & Bold Prayers

In some parts of the county it’s rained way too much this month. The corn and beans love the heat and humidity, but 12 inches of rain in less than 7 days doesn’t work out too well around here. Many...

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Instincts, Rewards, and Survival on the Farm

The calf was born on the other side of the creek in a small pasture along a line of timber. He was healthy and found his mama’s teats within the first few hours. No farmers around to intervene, the initial...

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