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Postholes & Cottonwood Trees

Digging postholes through tree roots and living in obedient faith seem to have a few things in common… Continue reading

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Life, Labor and Little Green Tomatoes

When it seems like things are pretty tough and we’re not making any progress, we should remember that even something as simple as tomatoes take some time… Continue reading

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Bull-Ridin’ and Success

Riding a bull takes a certain sort of courage but what makes a ranch–or most anything else–succeed is something else. Continue reading

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Getting Better

Whether it’s singing or marriage, or something else nearly as important, improving is not always quick or easy… but it is always possible. And quite often worth the effort. Continue reading

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A Bit of Green

Never give up on doing good and never forget that even small successes give us hope and teach us important lessons. Continue reading

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Little Hops of Faith

Just as a young child may not be aware of how “play” is helping her develop needed skills, we don’t always understand what God is doing with us. Continue reading

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The Hard Truths of Winter Remodeling

While it might be true that the best things in life are free, most of the pretty good ones take a lot of hard work! Continue reading

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Margaritaville Syndrome

Staying with a thing even when it’s not fun or easy anymore is a useful life skill. So is the humility that lets us know when our pain is our own damn fault. Continue reading

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Uphill & Against the Wind

Sometimes we ride uphill and against the wind. It’s not easy but we can do it! Continue reading

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Behind the Seens

Even when your hard work is not noticed by those around you, don’t give up! The good we do blesses others even when they don’t know how hard it was to get it done. Continue reading

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