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Herbs, Herbs, and More Herbs.

Herbs, Herbs, and more Herbs While our mountains are covered in deep snow and we continue to have frosty nights, I see our stone fruit trees light up in white and pink blossoms as I drive to work. This is my favorite season. Our hills are green and our first wild flowers, white and yellow…
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Aubrey and the Story of Judas

Aubrey and the story of judas.        I consistently pray for my kids as I prepare for each session. I pray Ephesians 1:17-19 for them and that God would open their eyes and hearts during our time together, especially during our discipleship time. Today, I had my high energized 7-year-old who loves to talk up…
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True Confidence In Christ

True Confidence in Christ        The horse just stood there. Half asleep. Stephanie limply shook the halter grasped in her hand. Her small effort was in vain, for there was no response from the horse, again.        I headed back into the round pen to re-explain the concept of "round-penning". I kindly asked for the…
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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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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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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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Things are a’changin

Things are a'changin Over the last few weeks things have been movin' and shakin'. We have been adding some character to the petting zoo while also giving the animals some fun new play areas. We built a fence inside the classroom area so we could have easy access to the Creepy Crawly area without the…
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May Update

May Update “…And like a sheep that is silent before its shearers, so He did not open His mouth.” (Isaiah 53:7 NASB) Hmmm, how many times have I heard that quote during Easter season in my 68 years? You know what? It’s true! Last Friday the 13th, I had my first experience wrangling sheep and…
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