Animal Stories

Mattie's Life Story: Lessons from a  Border Collie By: Susan Deborah Schiller "I'm bored!" says Mattie's look in this photo. Mattie retired at age 7 from the Pathfinder Ranch in Wyoming where she was used to chasing cows from sunrise to sunset, always on the go. Now she was on our little farm and wondering […]


I Love Moose Tracks – Preferably Ice Cream! By Susan Deborah Schiller, originally published 7/6/12 Paralyzed, our eyes locked and I wondered, "Who was more shocked – the moose or me?" The stand-off continued for what seemed an eternity! For those who have lived in the wilderness you are well aware that a moose is […]


The Looking Glass By: Susan Schiller How we see ourselves is what we will sooner or later become, and when we see ourselves through God's eyes we reclaim our true identity… even if it feels preposterous, at first! We are stepping into a new skin, as we dare to get naked and unashamed by discarding the old skin […]


The Horse Gourmet By Susan Schiller One of the joys of rural living is working from a home office where with a few clicks on your keyboard you can instantly be connected to nearly anyone on Planet Earth who has a decent internet connection. It does get a little lonely, at times though. It's not […]


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