In late summer of 2017, we had a painful new learning on the farm through an encounter with a disease we had not previously even known about.
You may be aware that I live on 40 acres in a wilderness area, with one man, 2 cats, 3 dogs, 3 ornamental pheasants, 10 pea fowl, 11 goats, 15 sheep, 36 chickens and 50+ guinea fowl. Oh, and 5 hives full of honey bees.
What you may not know is how much these animals teach me about life, love and leadership.
Sometimes this experience of being a physical human is unpleasant and uncomfortable.
It just is.
A story about expanding what is possible and transforming a culturally-mandated bias.
A story about finding the capacity in which determination and surrender can co-exist. This article takes a deeper look at the questions explored in the original posting on Facebook, on 12 April, 2018.
A story about birth and how the things we want, plan for, yearn for – don’t always show up as planned. And – how wonderful that can be. I was able to experience this with a literal birth experience here on the farm where I share my life with one man, 2 cats, 3 dogs, and a variety of birds, sheep and goats.
There’s a difference between knowing the answer…and living it. Between understanding a principle and making it part of your life in ways that rock your world.
Change takes up a lot of bandwidth:
Controlling it (or rather, trying to).
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