You Are Essential

You Are Essential

During the coronavirus, some have deemed hairdressers non-essential. My roots and I disagree. There are essential workers on the frontlines of this global pandemic—health care providers, law enforcement, and food production, among others. We are praying, cheering, and appreciating you. Press on! But if your name doesn’t land on that list, hear this: You are Read More

To Those With Teeter-Totter Trust

To Those With Teeter-Totter Trust

“Farmer, Farmer, let me down!” was the teeter-totter cry of the person dangling her legs from the high end of the see-saw. “What will you give me, Charlie Brown?” asked the person on the opposite end of the teeter-totter who was safely seated on the ground. The one on the top could promise everything from Read More

Is It Worth It?

“Is it worth it?” Landon asked. He was excited but anxious. Standing in line to board his first flight, our 8-year old grandson, white-knuckled the handle of his new luggage and asked again, “Nana, is it worth it?” His fear was anchored to a single newscast he happened to be in their family room to Read More

Children Are Like Seeds

In the thirty years married to my farmer husband, we’ve seen significant change in the ag industry. So have you. And though tiny seeds sprouting into new life is an unchanging, humbling miracle, the timing of when seed sales representatives show up is in flux. They used to go door to door in February to Read More