I dream of a better tomorrow where chickens can cross the road and not be questioned about their motives. I discussed this topic in depth with the chickens at my ranch, and we arrived at a consensus that CLM, Chicken Lives Matter. Now, in all seriousness, I believe all lives matter. From the smallest to … Continue reading Why did the chicken cross the road?
At the end of May, we were banding the boy calves and ear tagging them. It was pretty mucky in the pen where we were coaxing them toward the squeeze chute. And they were none too happy about what was coming. So while wearing my muck boots, I was running around convincing these calves this … Continue reading Walk a mile in your Choos
You can learn something new every day. My husband showed me this the other day. He asked, “Did you know VPL is a real problem? This commercial says so.” I said, “No, what's VPL?” Visible Panty Line. Wow, as a woman with a vast and extensive wardrobe, I never even considered it before that day. … Continue reading V.P.L. (Visible Panty Line)
A friend of mine who lives in Florida told me recently that it is beach season. I live at 8300 feet above sea level in the Colorado Rockies, and it was snowing as I began to write this post on Easter Sunday. So that got me wistfully thinking about beach season too. While pondering beautiful … Continue reading Baywatch
I am seeing people differently now, through social distancing. I'll admit I took seeing people for granted and having interactions with them. This new normal is actually kind of fun for me. I have to been alert to new possibilities and avenues to watch and assist people. I have always been a people watcher. No, … Continue reading I.C.U.
I have a lovely, creative friend who is a bit of a wordsmith. The way she plays with words astounds and amazes me, and always bring a smile to my face. We were discussing a situation last week and she emailed me her new, made up word: acquicceptance. At that moment it was like God … Continue reading Acquicceptance
September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. It is very serious and my prayer is that everyone does what they can to save lives. No matter how simple a gesture, it might just be the thing that saves a life. From my lips to God's ears! Back in the last millennium, when I was a teenager, … Continue reading Revolution of the Squishy Grape
I've done this on and off for 24 years. Lately it has become a deeper, richer practice, because now during my Bible reading, I hear/feel a particular verse that fits into a four beat cadence. Defined, cadence is the measure or beat of a rhythmical flow. Meditation is to muse over, contemplate, muse, intend, purpose. … Continue reading Cadence Meditation
Shalom “... make 'peace' your life motto. Practice being at peace with everyone.” (Ps. 34:14 [TPT]) The Passion Translation further explains shalom in the footnote for this verse: “This word much more than peace. It means wholeness, wellness, well-being, safe, happy, favor, completeness, to make peace, peace offering, secure, to prosper, to be victorious, to … Continue reading Shalom Y’all!