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NEVER GIVE UP! Trust GOD For All Things

NEVER GIVE UP! Trust GOD For All Things





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GOD bless you and your family two and four-legged!

Melody Johnson, Donkey Whisperer Farm, LLC



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Got Donkey’s?


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Roy our new mini age 5, Amazing jumper

Roy our new mini age 5, Amazing jumper


Oboe the standard rescue donkey too much wind mom my ears can fly

Oboe the standard rescue donkey too much wind mom my ears can fly

Mini donkeys get us back to our stall

Mini donkeys get us back to our stall


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GOD bless you and your family two and four-legged!

Melody Johnson, Donkey Whisperer Farm, LLC










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Why Are You Afraid?



GOD bless you and your family two and four-legged!

Melody Johnson, Donkey Whisperer Farm, LLC



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Bartering Works Sometimes – Think Like A Donkey, STAY ON DONKEY TIME


Donkeys are into self-preservation;

Donkeys will not run into any new space without checking it out from top to bottom.

Sadly, the donkey is called stubborn. The donkey is not stubborn they are smart, smarter than most humans.  We humans can learn a great deal from the equine (donkey) who has lived on the planet the longest.


Have you ever bartered with a person?

Example; One Hour Massage for One Hour of Your Expertise, tractor clearing and making my yard beautiful.

You run right into the barter after all this person contacted you with this great idea and you bought the sales pitch. You give 100% of your time, experience and passion. 

Wait for it!

The person who contacted you refuses to call you back, excuse after excuse with how busy they are. Now your yard is full of weeds, dirt and rocks.  Sadly many people are looking for trusting people to take advantage of. One of the things I have noted is these people contact me and they come up with this great plan of what they want me to do for them.  My career is teaching people how to train a donkey, mule and horse and I sell (100% quality YACHT ROPE hand-made in the U.S.A.) a rope halter with matching lead line to fit a donkey not a horse. I sell a little artwork too.


Can bartering work?

Yes! A successful barter takes two honest people.

Donkeys who have been abused

The donkey who has been betrayed by a human (abuse or not fair in training) will have a very difficult time trusting humans again. If a woman trainer used abusive techniques that are not fair with a donkey such as locking them in a small isolated space for days and withholding water or worse. The donkey will NEVER FORGET A WOMAN IS NOT TRUSTWORTY, the donkey will trust a man but not a woman.

Can this be fixed?

Yes and No. Depends on the human doing the rehabilitation and the donkey. Do you have a detailed plan to help the donkey learn and trust again? Relationships take time, and doing the right thing day in and day out. Nothing is fast in the donkey’s world. Our logo for Donkey Whisperer Farm is “ON DONKEY TIME.”

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Vise or versa a man abuses a donkey, the donkey will trust a woman first over the man. “Donkeys never forget a thing good or bad, so make sure your training is fair and correct. Donkeys can’t be bribed treats they are smart, another virtue I so admire as I will not sell my soul for money either.”

The person who asked you to barter makes this sound so wonderful right? Think like a donkey, question every detail and do not jump in. This way you will not be taken advantage of. Bartering only works if both people are trustworthy.

“GOD will take care of his children, do not get bitter, simply learn the lesson.”

Life is a big lesson, we learn when we fall down, the key to success is getting back up again and not staying bitter. GOD knows what he is doing to prepare us for the next level in our life. Most important do not quit! Do not give up!!!!

The Donkey is a great teacher!


Bartering can only work if the person you are bartering with is honest. I have owned my small business “Donkey Whisperer Farm” for two and half years now and boy, the lessons I have learned. Animals are always honest.  

Honesty is rare today. Not all people are dishonest I have met some fantastic people in our great big world. I have met some really amazing people while trying to save the donkey, horse and mule from abuse and the wrong diet.


If you are interested in purchasing our training, donkey (mini, standard or Mammoth) rope halter with matching lead lines select our store to purchase via our secured store managed by KeyBank. Select OUR STORE to order now. Please continue to support small businesses of the U.S.A. as without you we will shut our doors.


GOD bless you and your family two and four-legged!

Melody Johnson, Donkey Whisperer Farm, LLC








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Fresh Start

Don't Give Up

Another powerful blog! 

You Are a Fingerprint of God

Source: Fresh Start



Posted by on January 2, 2016 in 2016, Faith, family, GOD, Jesus


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Now Is The Time To Make A Change


If you want to do something go do it. Never be afraid of change, life is what we make of it. Will change be easy? No, but staying where you are is worse.

Trust Jesus to help you! Only you can change your life, only you.

Never give up, never!




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Saying Goodbye To 2015! Come On 2016!!!!!

Saying Goodbye To 2015! Come On 2016!!!!!


Hubby and I have been working on our farm since August of 2013. Another year has quickly disappeared, so many great and sad things have come and gone. We are most grateful to GOD for keeping us healthy; emotionally, physically and mentally. We are fifty-five now and this is one of our final bucket list destinations. Living our life simpler with less stress. 2016 we will celebrate our twenty-third year as a couple. Wow!

Great things:

Arena completed.

Hay cut and donated to starving horses as we will grow low sugar/protein hay (sell).

Enjoyed the Olympic Mountains over and over again.

Fences completed, stained.

I created an amazing food garden out of hanging baskets. After the house is completed I will have raised beds.IMG_20150519_133142IMG_20150519_133656IMG_20150519_133744

Living in the 5th wheel has been a challenge in the winter seasons but extremely easy in the spring, summer and fall as we have full sun on our farm, Sequim, WA.

Less rain has helped my body, arthritis and pain will be with me the rest of my life from the Semi-truck accident. Screws in my pelvis cause severe pain and arthritis.

Jewel our twelve year old middle dog had a very dangerous tumor (cancer) on her hip and tummy. Surgery was successful and she is healing she is one strong dog. Thank you Jesus!

We have a new puppy!


I created my own hand-made Donkey Whisperer Farm, LLC Rope Halter/matching lead line with a brass snap and leather end. Sales are outstanding!!!! Thank you for supporting my small business.

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Painful things:

Our dog Sampson died right before Thanksgiving as he had cancer.


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Naturally we did the best thing;

We had our vet send him to heaven no more pain, I cried for three weeks and still call the new puppy his name. I will always love you Sampson! Sampson was our rescue Great Pyrenees/Akita. We had no idea he was sick until one week before he let us know with extreme screaming pain.

I thought I had a publisher for my donkey educational book, turned out to be a scam. Still praying for a publisher.


My hubby Scott and I are grateful to GOD to give us this farm, let us own the Donkey Whisperer Farm, LLC and keep our marriage strong in the middle of some serious test and trials. We are best friends. If you get the opportunity to marry, marry your best friend. Love and friendship must go hand-and-hand as marriage is hard work.

Living in a small space is not easy but it can be done. We are a testimonial to this. IMG_6423

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Rocket Man mini age 21 where is my dinner hurry!

Rocket Man mini age 21 where is my dinner hurry!

Oboe in the wind

Oboe in the wind

Lead Mare taking over in the wind

Lead Mare taking over in the wind

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GOD bless you and your family two and four-legged!

Melody Johnson, Donkey Whisperer Farm, LLC



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