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Fall Planting Dates

Hello Friends, As August has come its time to start pulling out summer crops that are done producing and start planting for a fall crop. We cleaned out the Jeremiah Garden this last Friday and started planting in our square foot boxes.  We are fortunate here in the Central Valley of California as our summers…
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A Word From An Artist

A Word From An Artist CVYR is a place that offers something for everyone when it comes to art. First and foremost, we lift up the name of Jesus, and testify how great God’s love is. In the Bible, John 3:16 says that God so loved the world that He gave His one and only…
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When Life Feels Meaningless

When life feels Meaningless "I have seen all the things that are done under the sun; all of them are meaningless, a chasing after the wind." Ecclesiastes 1:14 There's an emptiness that runs rampant in every person's heart. For years I struggled with feeling like life is utterly meaningless. there was no goal and no…
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Square Foot Gardening Grids

Hello fellow CVYR friends,Below I have added the Square Foot Gardening Grids as mentioned in lesson 2 so that you can print and fill them out with your kids. Feel free to use the Companion Planting Chart to help you. I also have a Planting Calendar to help with planting seasons.Have Fun! 
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Giving It All You Got

Giving all you've got As a young woman I believed the world was at my fingertips, ready to bow down at my feet as I walked by. I thought I could do anything I wanted in life. Dreams filled my brain making it hard to sleep at night. I dreamt of wild things like a…
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Being a mentor

Being a mentor... Being a mentor here at CVYR is full of challenges. But many times, to be quite honest, it is a lot of fun! Every kid is different, so we design each session specifically with certain goals in mind. We always have the whole time planned out in detail. But with the best…
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This one is for guys too.

This one is for guys too. Waking up at 5am is a sacrifice. Unless you’re a morning person, which in that case get some help. Waking up at 5am to start construction as a volunteer is a bigger sacrifice. There doesn’t seem to be a financial benefit, nor is there much a reward for you…
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Toxic Relationships Part 1: Dating

Toxic Relationships: Part 1 DatingWhen I entered my first year of high school I was only 13 years old. I was very young, and to be quite honest I wasn’t very smart, especially when it came to the terrifying yet alluring opposite gender. I had only been a Christian for about a year, so I…
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Growing

Growing Growing... So here’s the question everyone involved in a ministry often encounters- “How many people  have accepted Christ as their Lord and Savior in your ministry?” I was speaking with a group of folks who are believers and supporters of us when asked.  “None to my knowledge” I replied. I think about this all…
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