This post is a collaboration with Beef. It’s What’s for Dinner. on behalf of the Beef Checkoff. I received compensation, but all opinions expressed here are my own. Today, March 23, 2021, is National Ag Day – a day set aside for “recognizing – and celebrating – the contribution of agriculture in our everyday lives.”
He is the King of kings. He is God. And yet, He chose to be the sacrifice that would save us. How humbling is that?
“What if all this time you were waiting on God, He was waiting on you?” I’ve been ruminating this question since I heard the lovely Jessie Rush Norman say it on the Lajoie Society podcast (highly recommend you give it a listen). I was listening in the shower, and I mean to tell you, it
Since the start of this year, my favorite dog/right-hand girl died. I contracted an awful disease that could have been Covid, probably wasn’t, but for sure stole 4 days of my life. We’ve been crazy busy on the ranch. I hit my hand with the hammer dead on and really hard. I so severely burned
Four is the number of propane tanks we have on the ranch around our home and various outbuildings, not including the propane cylinders we use for our grill and branding pot. Three is the number of kids we have on the ranch. And because we’ve got a lot of propane and we love our kids,
This is it. I get asked a fair bit what my favorite part of ranching is. Well… this is it. It’s raising our kids in this way of life, taking them along, and giving them front row seats to hard but rewarding work. It’s feeding their curiosity and encouraging them to ask questions, try new
You came into our room during the wee hours of this morning. You’d had a bad dream and wanted your mama. I held you tight and stroked your hair until the tears dried and you’d fallen back to sleep. In those moments, I couldn’t help but pray that you’d never be too old to want
It started out like any other Thursday. I got the kids up and ready for school then dropped them off at bus stop carpool.