A friend mentioned that she wanted to learn to tie her wild rag this way, so I thought I’d make a video for her and you too! Enjoy!Read More
Do you ever feel like a slave? A slave to the farm? A slave to your kids’ activities? A slave to your home? I started asking myself these questions after two completely different Bible studies that I’m working through brought up the connection between slavery and taking a day of rest!Read More
I have had the privilege to get to know Bonnie through The Rural Sisters' Community! She is one amazing lady. She is driven, loyal, a lifelong learner and has the heart of an entrepreneur! I know you'll be inspired by her story just like I have been. Thank you Bonnie, for sharing your story with me and allowing me to share it here!Read More
With harvest each year, the struggles and challenges of farm life are sometimes magnified. As I explained to a non-ag friend, it’s like a race. We’re always behind and trying to finish before “all is lost.” A couple of weeks ago, as I was lamenting yet another needed combine repair, my husband looked at me and said flatly, “Come on. This isn’t your rookie year. You should be used to this by now.”Read More
This last month I had the privilege of interviewing Sandy Laumeyer! She spent many years as a farm and ranch wife, raised four children and her experiences have given her so much wisdom to pass on!Read More
This past month has been full of severe thunderstorms in our area. There have been storm chasers in our town and surrounding areas. Our phones have been heralding announcements of weather warnings, lake wind advisories, and announcements of tornadic signatures. We have spent afternoons and evenings scrambling to get everything put away and in the safest spot possible.Read More
As you know, I love to write and share my heart as a rural woman in ag! Here is a "round up" of 5 of our reader's favorite posts!Read More
There is some debate in the online communities about what is the appropriate title for a woman in agriculture. Is she a farmer, a rancher, a farmer's wife or a rancher’s wife? There are many different circumstances and emotions that can determine which identity or title may best describe a female in the Ag industry. Regardless of our chosen title, we need to support each other in our goals and put our competitive nature about who works harder aside!Read More
I remember our first harvest. Newly married living in our camper with a front row view of all the happenings in the yard. I was getting my first real taste of farming. The worry, the highs and lows, the dust, the numbers, the ever present “checking”, the long hours, the stress, the excitement, the repetition.Read More
This is the very first installment of interview type posts that I'd love to eventually turn into a podcast! My vision is to show the strength, courage and heart of rural women in agriculture by interviewing them and sharing their stories! This Rural Sister is Belinda!Read More
With Valentine's Day approaching I thought I would put my thoughts together and give you my best tips on "How to Date a Farmer".Read More
Grace, specifically the grace which comes from God has been on my heart and mind lately. I fall short of extending myself grace and sometimes even extending grace to those closest to me. So, I decided to continue my study of it and share it with you!Read More
I'm sure you've sang this song before:
The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases.
His mercies never come to an end.
They are new every morning, new every morning.
Great is Thy faithfulness O Lord. Great is Thy faithfulness!Read More