It looked to be another gray winter day as I awoke this morning. The sky was overcast and although warm sunny weather is expected this weekend it doesn’t seem to have arrived yet. As I moved about starting my day I caught a glimpse through the window of a little daffodil struggling vainly to lift its face to the almost non-existent sun. As I gasped, Continue reading
Since we’ve moved to the farm I’ve had to adjust to quite a few things, not the least of which is my quiet time with God. My regular routine at the burb-stead involved opening the back door around Continue reading
We now have a flock! Does that make us legit farmers or what? Every morning when I hear that cock-a-doodle-do I feel pretty legit! Chickens are fascinating creatures – I love watching them – especially the Continue reading
The farm is GLORIOUS! We’ve been here for almost a month; the computer is finally set up and internet is connected – it’s time to get back in touch!! My new Continue reading
Life has been a crazy whirlwind as the last few days of 2014 expired. We left southeast Texas and have arrived at the farm! Not everything went according to plan but suffice to say we are all safe and sound, albeit a bit tired. I wanted to share a bit of insight as a reminder to us all as we walk into the new year.
The start of a new year brings an opportunity Continue reading
Dear readers, between all my packing of boxes for the move to the farm and my wrapping of presents I overlooked posting this information about Hanukkah. It is a long read but well worth the time. I hope you enjoy this contribution from Leann Wall of Rising Eagles Ministries.
Tonight [12/16/14] begins the eight day celebration of Hanukkah! Hanukkah is the Hebrew word Continue reading
Now, when I hear the word wait I pause, take a deep breath and say, Yes Lord. The Lord helped me understand the waiting process by showing me Continue reading
Isaiah 41:7 So the craftsman encouraged the goldsmith, he who smooths with the hammer inspired him who strikes with the anvil, saying,”It is ready for the soldering,” then he fastened it with pegs that it might not totter.
It takes the heavy hammer of the blacksmith along with the gentle taps of the goldsmith in order to create a masterpiece. And it doesn’t happen overnight! God is at work in you, beloved, creating a work of art like no other.
Whether you are being hammered with the pain of something big Continue reading
As I walked through the farmhouse making a list of needed repairs I kept finding wasps. After stomping on a couple in the kitchen, then a few more in the living room I noticed several on the window of the glassed in front porch. I swatted them down, grinding them under my heel and began Continue reading
Welcome Home! It’s how I felt as we drove up the drive to our new farm. It was if the arms of the land reached out to embrace and draw us in. My heart was overwhelmed Continue reading