Good Days

It is our nature, I suppose, to focus on the negative, or at least to allow the negative to capture our attention in ways that positive things do not.

So, I may find myself distressed about deer eating my okra while not being sufficiently mindful of all the beautiful gardens that are undamaged and producing great food for us.

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I may become distressed over the death or sickness of a goat, and not be sufficiently mindful of all those that are thriving and healthy.

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There is much to be happy about and much to be grateful for these days.

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Our farm’s production continues to expand. ┬áMore and more people are becoming aware of us and are choosing to get their food from us. ┬áThe things we’ve been advocating for years no longer seem quite so crazy to people.

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These are good days.