Never Too Young, Never Too Old To Begin Writing

Eleven years old and a writer of nine published books out of a twelve-book series? Amelia Hansen’s Catrina Series centers around a cat named Catrina who has various adventures....
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Hope and Resources for Suicide Awareness Month

Some hear the word suicide and immediately become uncomfortable. After all, “It’s a personal matter, and those don’t need to be discussed publicly.” Some may hear the word and not...

Curbside Community Center Celebrates One-Year Anniversary

Curbside Community Center has faithfully served residents across the High Desert since 2012. Whether food, water, shoes, or clothing—Pastor Abel Razo and more than 60 Curbside volunteers are fulfilling...

8 Spiritual Lessons Dogs Teach Us

Today is National Dog Day. Americans love their dogs. Over 54 million US households have a dog. Scott and I had the joy of dogsitting our "granddog" for several weeks...
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How Far Would You Carry The Cross?

My husband Scott and I recently had the privilege of vacationing at the Big Island of Hawaii. We hiked to breathtaking waterfalls, inside a volcano, and to one of only...

SoCal Harvest Crusade 2019

The senior pastor of Harvest Christian Fellowship, Greg Laurie, will host the 30th Annual SoCal Harvest Crusade at Angel's Stadium in Anaheim, Aug. 23 - 25. The 3-day event is...

A Prayer for Those Who Mourn the Gilroy Shooting

My heart twisted when I heard the news on Sunday—another mass shooting. A 19-year-old man opened fire at a garlic festival in Gilroy, California, killing three people and wounding 12...

Faith and Losing a Loved One to Suicide

My brother John and I grew up doing nearly everything together. We are only sixteen months apart and we lived in the middle nowhere, so that meant we were each...

Shaking Things Up In California: Spiritual Lessons Earthquakes Teach Us

Southern California was hit with a seismic one-two combo, first on the 4th of July, and then a larger one the day after. I live 80 miles south of Ridgecrest,...

Freedom—A Living Word, Especially when Spoken with a Dying Breath

When the William Wallace character in the movie, Braveheart, was about to be executed, his heart reached out to gather once again all the love it had for his native...
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