Hello there. My name is Pam. I am the wife of a rancher, who raises cattle along the Little Missouri River. I am the mother of four beautiful grown children. I am the grandmother of two precious little people. In many ways I live a simple life, in this complex world. I prepare meals for many workers on the ranch. I teach Sunday School at Grace Church. I lead Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) in our local High School. Yet, it seems far too often I am chasing time, pushing to get the urgent done while neglecting the important task at hand.

The law of Love

“So now I am giving you a new commandment: Love each other. Just as I have loved you, you should love each other. Your love for one another will prove to the world that you are my disciples.” John 13:34-35 (Photo by Amy Northrop) Is this the way that we live, loving others? You would […]

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The American Evangelist Billy Graham was one of the most important religious figures of the past century. He preached the simple message of the gospel of Jesus Christ throughout the world. Offering an altar call at every crusade, taken the invitation literally to”come just as you are” to Jesus Christ. In 1975 Billy Graham said, […]

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The things that are essential in life, in a flourishing life might be, SImply how we live our daily life. Essential: necessary Important to the highest degree Could it possibly be all we really need to know about how to live and what to do and how to be we learned in our elementary years? […]

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What is Christmas

    What is Christmas? If there never was a Savior wrapped in a manger. What is Christmas without Christ? We remember how the story goes yet, we find ourselves caught up in the hustle and bustle of the Christmas preparations. Have we lost the reason that we celebrate each year? The Birth Of Christ […]

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It is the eve prior to the day set aside for thanks. I am struggling and I still get turned around. Is my dwelling on the past or fretting over the future keeping me from the present? Is my anxiousness masked by anger? Do I discount this moment? Am I truly grateful, or have I […]

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Good News

Where do you get your information? Facebook, Twitter, CNN, FOX, Social media seems to be where a big percentage of young adults get their political news. Do you ever wonder if you are getting the facts? Is what you’re reading really truth? As believers in Jesus Christ, we have no excuse to stay misinformed. Not […]

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Our eyes

The rancher and I took the eye test. I concentrate on the light changes. My pupils absorb the light inside my eyeball, telling my brain what I see. The eye searches for bigger, brighter letters. From what I see becomes my perception of the world. I am aware my eyes have begun to fail. Matthew […]

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We had rehearsal for our younger son’s and his bride to be’s wedding They rehearsed their walk, their words, their songs, carefully prepared with great anticipation and excitement. Do we all live our lives rehearsing? Webster defines Rehearse: you practice work or piece for a later date; prepare for public performance. You practice work or […]

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Which Way

Elevate Kids writes children’s curriculum. Grace Church finished teaching the “Upside downtown Series.” Their opening has this cleaver yet accurate song. “What would you do if everything all around suddenly got flipped upside down?” If floors became ceilings and basements became roofs, would you be right side up or upside down too? You see, this […]

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A Good Recipe

These days are busy with harvest and the evening air whispers fall is approaching. The grain is being combined as the tomatoes change color. I sift through my canning recipes and discover this. A GOOD RECIPE FOR LIFE Ingredients: 1cup good thoughts 1cup kind deeds 2 cups sacrifice 2 cups forgiveness 2 cups well-beaten faults […]

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