Things are always moving, changing, rolling forward on this farm / forest homestead, yet so much of it repeats in a cyclical, seasonal way. These things never really repeat the same way, but I get caught up in the thought of, “Well I’ve already written about that.” I am so appreciative of my Readers! I am so amazed that people actually read the words that I add to these pages….Thank you!!
I am a dreamer. I dream about things we could accomplish with this land. I dream about how I can be a good steward of the environment, and nature while growing life…ours, the animals (wild, livestock, and pets) while we change the satellite view of the landscape from out in space. More than anything, I dream about how I can share this land, this beautiful, beautiful land with those who would visit, in person and those virtually by means of this blog. From the first time we stepped foot here, I knew it wasn’t just ours….it was meant to be shared. I feel close to God here…His creation is everywhere….my heart is for others to feel that too…I can’t escape it.
So here is my question….”Where do we go from here?” I believe that whatever it is, it must serve our community, in some way. I can think of at least a dozen ways to do that, the problem is taking the leap and making it happen. Going past my fears and into the greater good. So my goal is to decide on a path, and go forward….that is what I am praying about, that is where my mind has been for the last several months. I get stuck….I think about how these ideas may negatively impact my neighbors, and how I can mitigate and lessen that. Realizing that there are acres in between us, I have to get out of the mind set of my 40 plus years from birth of living in the city….although sound does carry, I do not have a neighbor’s home 20 feet from my own anymore. Anyway, I have to start thinking more about the good I can accomplish than the hurdles I may need to jump.
So, beyond the farm / forest updates, I hope you will come along with me….as we explore where the road, and the Lord may take us in this journey. I hope to update you on the struggles, decision making, and progress that occurs….and I’m thinking if I put it out there on this forum, it will compel me to keep moving my feet forward. How about it? Will you go on this journey with me?
I hope to walk the miles with you all…..we can chat and enjoy each others’ company along the way!! Will you come with me?
Thank you for visiting the farm today. Many updates await, and I invite your input…I don’t want to take this journey alone. Please LIKE, SHARE, and COMMENT….it will be fun to hear from you!!
Your friend from Oregon,
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