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Awesome Stories 353

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“I’m not a religious nut, now—by no means—but I believe this fellow God up there has a plan for everybody.” – Jim Brooks. I thoroughly enjoyed the interview with this black cowboy, along with the goat weed eaters and a recipe for resiliency, all in Brad’s “Awesome Stories.”

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This week Awesome Stories brings you the cowboy life, gypsy goats, and the gifts of resiliency.

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I found this conversation with Jim Brooks very interesting. Jim is a black man with a passion for the cowboy life, horses, music, and more. He seems to have followed his passions all through his life developing a deep trust in himself, God, and life. I both admire and envy his clarity of direction. My life has been a continual struggle to find things that bring passion and meaning for me. Maybe it helps that he was brought up in a Quaker environment where they are taught to sit and listen for the voice of God within. Jim talks a lot about how he has learned to not force things, but rather to wait patiently for God and life to bring him what he needs and wants. I found the article very…

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Author: JoAnna

An open minded, tree-hugging Jesus follower, former counselor, and life-long lover of animals, I'm returning to my creative roots and have published my first book: Trust the Timing, A Memoir of Finding Love Again as well as the short version: From Loneliness to Love.

9 thoughts on “Awesome Stories 353

  1. I think the story abo9ut Mr. Brooks is great and he really is a gentleman. We need more folks like him. In many ways he led a charmed life and I don’t think the average person who read this would have the same impression. He is a man of God and has lived the life he chose even though it was very difficult at times.

    I wonder if the author of the black cowboy’s story knows if Mr. Brooks is still living?

  2. Brad always brings us such good stories 🙂

  3. How fun to see someone who enjoys Brad’s awesome stories as much as I do. 🙂 I look forward to his posts each weekend to find out the wonderful stories that are happening in the world – I learn so many things that are going on that are so good and it definitely brings joy to my heart. 🙂 And thank you for your beautiful comment over at my site. Nice to meet you here in the blogosphere. ❤

  4. Thank you for this Jim’s story reblogging, JoAnna. It is amazing he is coming from a Quaker childhood. . .

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