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Independent Sheep = Goat

Ever seen a sheep crossing the road alone without its shepherd? He stands in the middle of the road timid, crying for help. 474 more words

First Love Church

Do You Belong?

I have a sneaking suspicion that there is a particular place (or places) that everyone of us feels like we don’t quite fit, and the places where we think we do we still have a nagging sense that we don’t.   952 more words

Shepherding

Traditional use of caves

Shepherding is an age-old occupation. José Miguel de Barandiaran already realised traditional pasture lands coincided with areas of highest concentration of dolmens, a fact that suggests such funerary constructions might have been built by people dedicated to animal husbandry. 447 more words

Livestock And Grazing

When Worlds Collide in Kaleidoscopic Technicolour

Today I put together a presentation on Ottoman diplomacy and oversaw the hatching of 20-odd chicks in my incubators; I worked on a proposal for a edited collection of articles on silence and censorship and watched a man expertly cut the head off a large cow; I agonised over how to reference Ottoman manuscripts in my bibliography and held a two-month old lamb as she died in my arms. 201 more words

Animals

Lord, You Want Me To Preach on What?

Devotional Thought fo the Day:

7 You seduced me,* LORD, and I let myself be seduced; you were too strong for me, and you prevailed. All day long I am an object of laughter; everyone mocks me. 662 more words

Devotions

Aretha and the Unknown Object

Aretha is my beautiful little orphan lamb who rushes up to me every time I go into the field and greedily drinks milk. She also has beautiful fleece. 599 more words

Animals

The Sacred Art of Movement

Standing in  the Blue River in beautiful Silverthorne Colorado I shivered slightly. It was Janurary 1st 2009 and a ripping hot 31 degrees. My eyes watch the river intently as I search for a trophy. 542 more words

Soul Care