Communication is Key, or Maybe Not

We often hear people saying, “Communication is key.” Communication is the key that is supposed to save relationships, end fights, and bring us all closer together as people. Or so they say.

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Who the Vinedresser Is

Passion fruit vines are due for good trimmings in early spring (this message comes after spring has left). Pruning makes for a better flower and fruit yield. Remove the old and dead makes way for the young and new growth! I spent several hours over a weekend pruning passion vines with my grandpa. I couldn’t […]

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Perfect Gift Challenge – 2020

Over on the Mama X Facebook page, I started a challenge for us to share beautiful views from within the walls of our homes. It’s one way for me to connect and relate to you all since we won’t be able to gather for a while. I love perspective and you all often inspire me […]

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A Plight of Stairs

I have an odd habit of counting as I walk up stairs. I’m not counting each stair, I’m not counting time, I’m just counting. Can’t tell you why, I just do, so don’t worry if you hear whispers as I climb stairs. I may be a little weird but I am okay… When I take […]

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Happy New Decade!

Feliz año nuevo! Happy new year! Fanatic or critic, the year has changed and something “new” is here. If you are a resolution person, just know that God’s reconciliation saves us beyond any new habit. If you have dreamed up lovely goals, you might want to give them up. Surrender this year to God because […]

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My Best Advice

I know, I know, I haven’t been blogging lately. I’m still adjusting to life as a working momma. It hasn’t been easy. For awhile there, I just gave up all of the maintenance. Laundry piled up for weeks, messes scattering rooms, more than that, I hadn’t flipped a Bible page, I missed a few church […]

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Hurricane Dorian’s Social Commentary

As you may know, Hurricane Dorian made the islands of the Bahamas its victim. The hot waters of the Atlantic Ocean strengthened the storm as it slowed down to gain every bit of energy it could. It seemed as though this hurricane had a goal. A goal to destroy. The result has been devastation. Not […]

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Hit That Reset Button

Does life feel dull? You are going through the motions, nothing exciting is happening, so you’re just waiting for something really good or really bad to happen. Your relationships, your job, your hobbies, even your walk with God feel very still. Life’s so still, it’s stale! The plateaus have a way of churning unrest in […]

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Patience My Friend

Just a friendly reminder to be patient: To be patient with those around you. They will get there. To be patient with yourself. You will get there. To be patient with God? Wait on God. Be His servant–a server–a waiter who does what is asked when it is asked. Patience is preparation. Patience is understanding. […]

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