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The Gardenias

Several years ago now, Paul and I decided that it was time to sell our home inTalladega and move to a more usable piece of land.  We had a fairly wide range of where to go and so it was a serious matter of prayer. Sometimes a lot of options do not make a choice easier.  One thing that I knew, however, was that I wanted to take divisions and cuttings from the many lovely plants that the Lord had blessed me with in Talladega.  If you have read our website much then you know how much I enjoy gardening.  I had spent 10 years cultivating the land the Lord had given us and with His blessing it was quite a lovely little corner of the world.  We began to prepare our … Read entire article »

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A Song of Your Own

A Song of Your Own

As is common here, when summer heat builds, we must rise before the sun in order to do our outside chores. This morning I was able to be outside just a little earlier than normal – about4:45.  It was still dark, but the faint glow of morning was just beginning and so while I couldn’t see too clearly, I could tell if I was about to step on a snake so I set to work.  … Read entire article »

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