Jim was a friend.
Whether or not you are a “dog person,” it is very likely you have seen the head tilt.
If you know anything about his background, Paul’s letter to the Philippians is even more surprising.
Sometimes, it is a kick in the shin.
Since entering the world of farming six years ago, I glean every ounce of information I can find on workshops, seminars, grants and webinars.
It is an unavoidable fact of life. We will all, at various times and ways, be mistreated and misused by others.
Resilience, that’s a big word. In general, it can be defined as the ability to recover, or spring back from change (typically difficult ones).
Have you ever wondered how the apostle Paul, chained up to a Roman guard, uncertain about his future, could write these words: “Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.” — Philippians 4:6-7 (NIV)
Every day, you can find the helpers if you are looking.
A constant refrain for me is the statement: “I hate technology.”