Tag: farmer

lessons learned: what farming can teach us about patience

Life on a farm is a school of patience; you can’t hurry the crops or make an ox in two days. ~Henri Alain When I taught young children and as I raised my daughter, I had several lessons I wanted to impart–one of those…

happy journey day

Today brings with it several anniversaries for me.  By the time, I received my cancer diagnosis on this date 3 years ago, I began to wonder if God had a thing for February 9. The gift, however, that February 9 brings with it is…

just rest: our bodies as fallow fields

In the spirit of preparing for the “busy”ness of holiday seasons, I am reposting this one. Take rest; a field that has rested gives a bountiful crop.  ~Ovid Last night, I was reading an article on biodynamic farming (I know–light reading on a Friday…