Gateway to the West

As I look up at this great structure towering 630 feet, or 63 stories, above the ground I’m standing on, I am amazed at how simply complex it is. The Gateway Arch. I’m finally seeing it in person! As it spans a width of 630 feet at ground level and boasts 53 foot wide legs, … Continue reading


The only thing in farming that is certain, is that there will always be uncertainty. One day, the markets can be great. The next day, you’re losing a dollar for every bushel you produced or animal you raised. Some years, the weather cooperates to bring you a beautiful harvest. Other years, the crop comes out … Continue reading

Minor Setback

For months, a close friend and I have been planning a week long backpacking trip into the heart of Glacier National Park. For MONTHS. I mean, we researched trails, mapped out potential paths we’d like to take, researched more on Glacier, mapped miles and campsites, determined start and stop times and drive time, figured out … Continue reading

  • Hebrews 12:1

    "Therefore, since we have so great a cloud of witnesses surrounding us, let us also lay aside every encumbrance and the sin which so easily entangles us, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us..."
  • Continually still

  • …while runnin’ on the sidelines.

  • Romans 5:3-5

    "And not only this, but we also exult in our tribulations, knowing that tribulation brings about perseverance; and perseverance, proven character; and proven character, hope; and hope does not disappoint, because the love of God has been poured out within our hearts through the Holy Spirit who was given to us."