Looking Back, Looking Forward

Looking Back, Looking Forward

This is a brief look back at 2022 and a look forward to the months to come.  We offer a few highlights of what the Lord has done here this past year, share what we prayerfully anticipate in the New Year, and invite your continuing partnership with us as we endeavor to...
When Farm Tough Met an Amateur Farmer…

When Farm Tough Met an Amateur Farmer…

Farm Tough met an Amateur Farmer, and left said Farmer full of wonder. 😮 What a marvel to witness Davie the Donkey and our other farm animals endure the crazy cold (down to 7°!) — and winds that made it feel much worse. I don’t remember colder nights since...
Doors Open at Magnalia’s Smithy!

Doors Open at Magnalia’s Smithy!

On a crisp winter evening, with the stars near enough to grab, The Village Blacksmith Shoppe at Magnalia opened its doors for a gathering for the very first time. Named in honor of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s epic poem of the same name, which became a kind of...
A Creek Mist Rising

A Creek Mist Rising

After an autumn rain, the midst rises up from the Hogan’s Creek valley and makes a simple pasture view seem epic, almost mystical. It draws me to watch it, to step into it. I can relate to the words of poet Emily Dickinson: “The fog is rising. I must go...
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