The miracle of birth

Every cattle farmer will tell you, calving season is the best and worst time of the year. The hours are long. The work is exhausting. And sometimes despite all of your best efforts things go wrong. But some days, everything goes right. When I find myself standing in the sunshine watching a cow give birth to a healthy…

My daily mantra: feed – water – shelter – health.

Inspire me today says, “Every day should be a positive one, no matter what it may bring you. One way to focus on the positive is to start each day with a mantra…”. They suggest the mantra, “My word of the day is ______ and I will keep it with me.” (they suggest inspiring words…

Grateful reflections on Thanksgiving

Obviously it’s cliché to share what I am thankful for on Thanksgiving, but if I don’t stop to reflect on my blessings then what makes this anything more than another Hallmark-card-day? Keeping with the cliché, I am intensely grateful for my family, our health, safety, and home. I know how lucky I am to have…