Established: How We Attain Our Goals

Established: How We Attain Our Goals

Brooks and I have always been goal keepers [notice I said goal keepers and not goal setters]. About the time we married, we wrote out our life goals. Family goals, starting & growing a profitable business, growing our own food, paying debt off, raising a large herd of livestock, goals regarding our quality of life, a trip to Wyoming, and few financial goals were among the many listed. 

By age 30, we realized that we had met nearly every single ambition with the exception of two – our desire for 3 to 5 children and a large parcel of land that fits our farming lifestyle and that our parents could retire on. One is out of our control (growing a family) and the other just takes time (acquiring land large enough to accommodate 100+ head of cattle).

How did we do that? How did we marry in our early twenties and accomplish nearly every goal for ourselves within a short period of time? Was our vision too small? Was is that we found the “secret” on how to meet goals? Read more

Breaking Free From Social Media

Breaking Free From Social Media

The sense of urgency for a social media break had been hovering over me for some time. So, on December 24, I signed off of my personal sites. I still managed my business and blog pages but only minimally; And I mean very minimally.

I can honestly say, I didn’t scroll. Not once. My thumb is grateful for the downtime… 👍🏻 

December 24, 2016 It’s that time again! Time to declutter the noise, regain focus, and get some clarity! 🤔 It’s time to unplug. 🔌 I will be offline on my personal accounts (FB and IG) for a while. If ya need me email me or call/text. 📞📲 Farm and blog accounts will still lightly be maintained. ❤ Have a blessed and wonderful CHRISTmas!!! ✌🏼 #unplug #takeabreak #socialmediabreak #socialmedia #declutter #gainclarity #regainfocus #minimalism #getridofthenoise

I wanted this break for a lot reasons. I was deep into a season of busyness and finding it difficult to surface for air. My aptitude for optimism, multitasking, and enjoying life were suffering. This naturally affected my health, marriage, finances, and quietness with God. Read more