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Monday Morning Motivation Psalm 143.8 The Beginning, The Journey, The Joy

Let the morning bring me word of your unfailing love, for I have put my trust in you. Show me the way I should go, for to you I entrust my life. Psalm 143:8

The Beginning (the pain)... "...Let the morning bring me word of your unfailing love..." It doesn't matter who we are in this life.  If we are rich or poor, black, white or even purple, if we are healthy or ill....regardless of who we are, difficulties and pain of some sort will fall upon all of us.  I remember in the beginning of my pain and confusion brought on by an unwanted separation and pending divorce I was completely lost and in deep despair.  The only thing that gave me a glimmer of hope was God's word and his promises.  Each morning I would search desperately for his love.  
The Journey (the path)... "...For I have put my trust in you.  Show me the way I should go..." I remember a song I used to enjoy called Bring it on.  It was a Christian rock song.  I loved the music and would sing along and sometim…

Piedmont Farm Tour...Farm #2 Avillion Farm

We left the buffalo farm and headed to the next one on our list, Avillion Farm.  Here is the short description they give on Facebook..
"A small farm in rural northern Orange County, NC, Avillion raises Shetland and Jacob sheep, angora goats (colored, white) and angora rabbits (Germans, German crossbreds, French)."
Our visit in photos with a few sheep facts I found on PBS...

Texas, Wyoming and California are the U.S. states with the highest number of sheep.  PBS
Bits of sheep can also be found in tennis rackets (strings made of sheep guts), candles and soap (tallow rendered from sheep fat) and most cosmetics and skincare products  (lanolin, an emollient found in sheep’s wool). PBS

 Biggest dog ever and one of the friendliest:-)
 He was taller then me but that is not saying a lot:-)

Sheep and goats may look similar, but they’re different species. Sheep have 54 chromosomes, while goats have 60 chromosomes. PBS
 When I saw this Mom and baby I thought of being protected under the shadow o…