Green Hill Farm “Thank You” by Tonya Rieley Hengerer Taking an opportunity to Honor someone by Acknowledging Noble or Kind gestures… Your gift of this One small phrase of gratitude is significantly Uplifting to the spirit of the recipient. Wishing you many thankful moments this week!
“Walking Dash” Green Hill Farm June 2020 “To find the universal elements enough; to find the air and the water exhilarating; to be refreshed by a morning walk or an evening saunter… to be thrilled by the stars at night; to be elated over a bird’s nest or a wildflower in spring — these are some of the rewards […]
Green Hill Farm Spring 2020 My beloved Clover is the oldest and sweetest sheep on Green Hill Farm. He loves picking through and enjoying the very last bites of grain. I sometimes catch him flipping over the troughs to make sure he doesn’t miss a single piece. So, yesterday, when I saw him bathed in the evening sunlight, it was a little […]
“The Zen master Ling Chi said that the miracle is not to walk on burning charcoal or in the thin air or on the water; the miracle is just to walk on earth. You breathe in. You become aware of the fact that you are alive. You are still alive and you are walking on this beautiful planet….The greatest of […]
Double rainbow on Green Hill Farm “Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously. And because all things have contributed to your advancement, you should include all things in your gratitude.” ~Ralph Waldo Emerson Enjoy your day!
Farmgirl and Clementine Kitty Mornings on Green Hill Farm This is how I greet every morning on Green Hill Farm…with sweet Clementine nuzzling my hand and encouraging wakefulness with her dainty kitty kisses. I love Clemmie Cat, and I’m grateful for such a lovely beginning to each day. This may seem like a little thing, but […]
We have a large window over our stairwell that looks onto the garden and fields. One evening last week as I hurried down the stairs, I happened to glance out the window. This was my view. I started to walk on, because I had a bunch of things to do, but something encouraged me to pause and take another look. […]
“One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life. That word is love.” ~Sophocles “When we come upon beautiful things…they act like small tears in the surface of the world that pull us through to some vaster space.” ~Elaine Scarry
“There is no rational reason to remain a pessimist in a world full of so many miracles. If you don’t believe in miracles, perhaps you’ve forgotten YOU ARE ONE.” ~Karen Salmansohn
Originally posted on fourth generation farmgirl:
Most days I feel very grateful to live on Green Hill Farm, surrounded by the natural beauty of the mountains and pastures as well as our farm animals and pets. It’s not always easy, but I do feel enriched by the work that we do here and the special interactions we observe and have…