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Joy is found on a Vine?

Joy is found on a Vine?

The secret to joy is found in a vineyard.  Does this surprise anyone? I know what you’re thinking… Is this finally a post about wine?  Sorry … I don’t write about wine, I merely drink it.  #toomuchinformation #idrinkredwineformyheart A treasured secret is found in the […]

Say What?

Say What?

“Do not be anxious about anything…” Philippians 4:6 “Put to death, therefore, whatever belongs to your earthly nature: sexual immorality, impurity, lust, evil desires and greed, which is idolatry.”  Colossians 3:5. “Forgive as the Lord forgave you.”  Colossians 3:13. “Be careful to do what is […]

Fearless…

Fearless…

My phone dinged with its usual friendly alert notifying me that I have a message.  I unlocked the screen to see a group message alert.  Another request from a sweet friend for prayer.  Once again the cancer has returned, surgery is necessary… please pray.  Add […]

What are you praying for?

What are you praying for?

My friend Janice caught this photo on her cell phone a few weeks ago.  The sky was alive with beauty and power.  I cannot comprehend this kind of power.  It’s breathtaking and awe inspiring… kind of like God.  Another thing I cannot comprehend is God’s […]

Crave…

Crave…

Have you ever decided to eat healthy?  I don’t mean a crash diet.  I mean a complete change in lifestyle and habit.  I try to eat healthy and exercise regularly.  But it is seriously challenging.  I do love food.  All kinds of food.  I also […]

Keep It Simple…

Keep It Simple…

I consider myself to be fairly good with directions.  If you tell me to make a right on East Ave and another right onto the Esplanade I know I will eventually reach downtown Chico.  I know that I turn right onto Glenwood, from my subdivision, […]

Some Things Were Never Meant To Last

Some Things Were Never Meant To Last

My flowers planted at the end of April did not enjoy the 100 degree heat we had in Chico this week.  We came home from Lake Almanor on Monday and found my flowers struggling to survive.  The sprinklers either malfunctioned or water was not enough […]

Sweet Smiles

Sweet Smiles

The boys are warming up on the court before the start of their game.  The bleachers are hard and the music is loud.  Mary, a mom of one of Logan’s teammates, leans over to me, “I love Logan’s smile.  It lights up his whole face, […]