to working for love
As a very small child, John used to say, “I came into this world to be a farmer.” He never doubted it. For him it was always a labour of love. Well taught that, ‘A good farmer leaves the land better than he found it’ – he saw himself as servant, not master of his farm. When, gradually, through a long life of many trials, farming expanded to embrace the world, and physical gave way to spirit, he continued his devotion with the work of prayer.
Was it purely coincidental that his life foreshadowed the developing organic movement, with its re-awakening sense of reverence for Mother Earth? Beside regular articles, he wrote many notes, which best striking witness to his work and leave material for a substantial Legacy of books. More recently he has also made a huge impact with videos on YouTube ‘Spiritual Unfoldment’. Now, people call him a pioneer …
This A4 perfect bound full colour scrapbook reproduces published articles by and about John and his wife, Shirley, written during their farming years between 1972 and 1989. It is intended to accompany his book ‘Mystic Beginnings’. You can order this delightful intimate glimpse into John’s early farming years here. They are available to buy together at a special ‘double pack’ price here.