Sheep

Life has kept me too occupied elsewhere to write much lately.

Eloisa on the other hand wrote this beautiful post on ‘Sheep’.

I feel so proud of my friend – her growth, her humility and her willingness to share.
Can’t wait to see what she and Pete get up to next!

KENTUCKY LEARNING CENTRE

2006 front drive with sheep. Photo taken by Michael Taylor, local Kentucky Artist 2006 front drive with sheep. Photo taken by Michael Taylor, local Kentucky Artist

Sheep are animals that come with all sorts of connotations, assumptions and stereotypes. They are used the world over for a huge amount of products for peoples comfort and consumption. They naturally produce amazing fibre with incredible qualities. I often feel sad at how disposable animals are to people. We do not often truly appreciate the gifts we are given.

I have often heard the phrase ‘sheep are dumb’. I cannot agree and having lived on a sheep property for some years now I can say with certainty that sheep are not dumb. I can also say for certain that sheep reflect the people who ‘own’ them, use them, or who look after them – perfectly – may I be so bold as to say they resemble society at large in many ways.

Sheep have been part of…

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