Category Archives: Farming

Of Grain and Growing

Unlike these great fields of wheat, we can bear fruit over and over again… if we do not give up on staying green and growing. Continue reading

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Cold Feet

Milking in an unheated milk shed when it’s thirty degrees below freezing isn’t a lot of fun… but there are lessons to be learned. Continue reading

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The Heavy Dews of Autumn

I love the scenes of harvest, the long lines of color striping the fields and the way the dust rises in a sunset. Continue reading

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Praying for Strength and Stamina

Eighteen hours of remodeling in one day can leave an old man tired and sore… and happy. Continue reading

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Through Storm and Drought

The same rains that feed crops and livestock may also bring floods and devastation. There is both threat and beauty in the storms. Continue reading

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Stronger Than Drought

Knowing when the time is right and when it is not requires great wisdom… and a bit of common sense. Continue reading

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Charlie Two Shirt Helps with the Hay

A nine-year-old who will walk three miles of gravel road to help a neighbor haul hay could amount to something some day… maybe. Continue reading

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