Category: Encouragement

The Clearing

As she tentatively stepped forward she scanned the mountain standing opposite as if to guard the valley and her view of what lay ahead. Taking deep breaths of the fresh air she willed herself to be calm. When the Lord brings us full circle we have to examine the beginning from the end to understand how and where our roots lie.

Peppa Pig

In my last post you read about the Unexpected, which truthfully is a major part of working with animals. In my time here I have learned God uses our animals to reveal just how stubborn we can be. Other times, He uses animals to… Continue Reading “Peppa Pig”

Unexpected

I will be the first to admit, I am not a fan of surprises. No matter the type, if someone has a surprise for me, my stomach churns and I think “oh no, what if it’s not what I expect?” No matter my predisposition… Continue Reading “Unexpected”

Blooming Camelia

Blooming Camellia!! A phrase heard many times around our farm thanks to the naughty escapades

Bully for Us

Welcome to GlenHaven! I thought it would be fun to introduce you to some of our critters so you can feel more at home on the farm. Alphabetical order is always a good place to start so meet our bull, Abelour, affectionally known as… Continue Reading “Bully for Us”

Full Circle

  Creak, squeak aaaarrrggghh, ummph – do you ever find yourself making  those noises when you move in a particular way? Sitting criss cross applesauce does not seem much of an option for me anymore… what happened, y’all? On the inside

Eleven and Change

An evening walk the day after Christmas to check on our pregnant Ophelia netted a big surprise!  While we were eating dinner she birthed 11 little piglets! Although obviously pregnant we had not realized how imminent the delivery so it was a lovely surprise!… Continue Reading “Eleven and Change”

The Dream Begins

Several years ago, during a period of transition, I sought  the Lord regarding His purpose

Church in the Barnyard

A beautiful sunny morning with a chill in the air as I make my rounds through the barnyard mucking out various stalls. It’s a glorious Sunday and while many would be at church,

Give Me My Mountain: Faith vs Fear

We live in uncertain times. There are 2 ways we can look at situations unfolding before us today – with