A Lesson in Cow Watching

A Lesson in Cow Watching

To the untrained eye this is a picture of a cow, beautiful, healthy and perfect in every way.  But to the trained cow watcher this is a cow with a secret.  Her posture is saying, “There’s nothing here to see, just me in Narnia, minding my own business” but I’ve seen...
Reaping the Rewards of Quiet

Reaping the Rewards of Quiet

I must admit that no matter how hard I try to obey my children and stay in bed until 5:30 am, every once in a while I just can’t take the waiting and quietly tip toe out into the dark, still house already anticipating the coming hours.  It’s absolutely, hands down, my...
Seeing Through the Eyes of Beauty

Seeing Through the Eyes of Beauty

Every now and again I hear a sentence that makes me shudder, in a good way.  Like when I read “He is the breath inside the breath” and had to put my book down while I caught my breath.  My soul loves that kind of talk.  I feel as though a layer of something...
Finding Joy in Simple Living

Finding Joy in Simple Living

Our culture lends itself to busyness, and often even those of us who are drawn to local sustainable agriculture and natural, organic foods and products can find ourselves rushing through things and hurrying more than we’d like. In the midst of all the important...