Well. I had this all ready to upload on Friday the 4th of August but I got so busy and distracted packing up and getting ready to be away for the weekend that I just plain FORGOT! so here it is a day late. And NO! I am NOT quitting. I just feel a lot closer to burning out than I have up to this ... Read More about Sunday Message: WHEN YOU WANT TO QUIT
HAPPY 96TH BIRTHDAY to my dad, Lewis M. Shepard! This past week was as crazy busy as any week of my life. And between copious rain storms and oppressive heat, we got sh*t DONE! Deeply grateful for all the help and collaboration and opportunity to be outside in all kinds of weather. Cowabungah ... Read More about The Sunday Message: AN ATTITUDE OF GRATITUDE!
Sunday Message: DARING TO LEAVE OUR COMFORT ZONE! | Song: THE KEY TO YOUR CAGE | Mark Shepard This week's Sunday Message is inspired by moving my "boy pigs" out of their training pen and out into the wonderful wide world of the forest and field. Hesitant at first but then gradually more and ... Read More about Sunday Message: DARING TO LEAVE OUR COMFORT ZONE!
Sunday Message: THE CHURCH IN MY BACK YARD | Song: Together We Can Change The World | Mark Shepard This week I actually recorded the Sunday message from the "pulpit" of Brick Chapel, the church I can see from my backyard. Like a lot of small rural churches of the main line protestant ... Read More about Sunday Message: THE CHURCH IN MY BACK YARD
I've been whispering about this for a while now... But this week, I'm SPEAKING THE BIG IDEA OUT LOUD! What if there was a church built by farmers that could use some support and spiritual fertilizer? This could be an amazing confluence... Next week I do my Sunday message THERE... The featured ... Read More about Speaking the BIG Idea Out Loud
I found out 7:30 Wed. morning that my Livestock Guardian Dogs were driving the neighbors insane with their barking. So I had to move the farm. I managed to not lose my sh*t and keep my focus on "Why does it work out better than I can possibly imagine?" and with Cory's help and his Mom Anne's ... Read More about Move the Farm…. TODAY!