• Carly Shetland and Autumn

    It’s been a week or three of remembering to breath; autumn is in the air, temps are falling, humidity is falling, leaves are starting to turn. Yep, autumn is on the way, although, to be sure, there...

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  • Sabbath Keeping

    “You will keep Him in perfect peace whose mind is steadfast, because he trusts in you.” ~ Isaiah 26-3 ~ “The mind never puts forth greater power over itself than when, in great trials, it yields up...

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  • Sabbath Keeping

    “God is not man that he should lie, or a son of man that he should change his mind. Has he said, and will he not do it? Or has he spoken, and will he not fulfill...

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  • Stranger Than Strange

    Yesterday morning, Gracie went to join Abbie and Dave. Gracie was much older than Abbie and, frankly, it surprised me when Abbie went first. Gracie had been diagnosed with a possible tumor in her nasal cavity but,...

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  • My Week…Thus Far…Long Post

    It’s said when cattle, or any other livestock, continue to graze in the pouring rain, the rain is here to stay. Knowing there are those in the USA who would give years off their lives for rain,...

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  • Sabbath Keeping

    “You will be secure because there is hope; you will look about you and take your rest in safety. You will lie down with no one to make you afraid and many will court your favor.” ~...

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  • Late for Church

    I used to tell Dave, “I’m trying” and he’d reply, “You certainly are trying!” One of our little verbal games…that I miss. Generally, when we’d go to church, we’d invariably be late. Not by much, just a...

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  • Grow Old Along With Me…

    Remember Robert Browning’s poem “Grow old along with me! The best is yet to be. The last of life, for which the first was made: our times are in His hand Who saith, k”A whole I planned,...

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  • Sabbath Keeping

    “I have been young and now am old and have not seen His righteous forsaken nor His seed beg for bread.” ~ Psalm 37:25 ~ “Worry compromises your joy, cramps your peace and confines your freedom.” ~...

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  • My Period of Grace

    My period of Grace was this month, this May. Sort of. Most of May has been spent enjoying the farm, the animals; re-arranging portions of the house, doing farm chores and, simply, living. Blogging has taken a...

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  • Courageous Risk

    “You are never too old to set another goal or dream another dream.” ~ C. S. Lewis ~ Dave watched as I carried household goods from one side of the street to the other. Probably, I was...

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  • A Dog’s Purpose

    Recently I read A Dog’s Purpose by Karen McNeil and thought you’d enjoy it as well. If you don’t please, don’t tell me; I’d still prefer to think the best of you. -smile- “Being a veterinarian, I...

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  • The Quiet Insanity of 3 A.M.

    Someone once said if all the women in the world who were awake at 3 a.m. got together, they could rule the world. Do you think there’s verity in that comment? I do, but then I wonder,...

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  • Food With a View

    In conjunction with Food on Fridays, hosted by Ann Kroeker, I’m writing about my food with a view. At Thistle Cove Farm, meals revolve around porches…usually, breakfast in the sun room, lunch on the back porch and...

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  • Gardening, Mowing and Waiting for Mom

    Any time I’m gone from the house, even for twenty minutes, the two Jack’s rush to the upstairs window, plant themselves there and wait, anxiously, for my return. I’m sure Sophie has separation anxiety; her human Pa...

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  • Life Like Water, Stepping on Shadows

    Once the wintery mix stopped, it began raining and it’s rained and rained and rained and…it’s still raining. We’ve had a few hours of sunshine in the last couple of weeks but, at the moment, can’t really...

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