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Posts from the ‘Nature Walks’ Category

Overtake me, Lord!

I live in a very hilly development. Since beginning these walks the first of the year, I have been gradually increasing my endurance and my ability to attempt steep hills. Today I felt a great determination to conquer our steepest hill. I was only able to do it with my concentrated breathing, steadying my heart, and with a short time sitting on a rock. Read more

Just a pebble, but in HIS hands!

rippleAs I was walking today and talking to the Lord, I asked Him what my little prayers could do. He showed me the ripple effect of a small pebble in a pond. None of us have any idea what the effect of one small prayer, spoken from a pure heart, could have on our personal, family, corporate or even national needs. Read more

Those Who Serve Are Happier


As I walk the neighborhood I like to look up when cars and trucks pass and give a smile or wave. I was so surprised today when it hit me that about 95% of the people in service trucks and vans were willing to smile and wave. Sadly, I noticed that most of the resident drivers seemed occupied. Some looked angry, others looked worried and anxious. Some had no expression at all–almost devoid of expression. Read more

Banking A Move of God With Prayer

irrigationWhat I saw
This morning I went in a new direction, walking farther than I have in the past. As I turned on to the main street I was amazed to see a concrete canal and culvert. It had been hidden from view by sidewalk plantings. I’ve driven this street into our entrance for over two years and never saw it before. Read more

Cultivate Your Garden

perennialOne of the things I like about where we live is all of the perennial plantings and groupings. We have some color all throughout the year and plenty of greens and textures to enjoy. All of the homeowners seem to take the same approach to their landscaping with small areas or pots for seasonal color. It’s a smart way to design. The cost is up-front, but maintenance is so important. Read more

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