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Posts by - Beverly Hughes

Things aren’t always what they seem to be..

It was the first morning after coming home from our honey moon. I woke up to a shrieking sound about 6:00 a.m.. I thought it was a woman’s voice. More than that I thought it was a woman screaming. I shook Phillip awake and said “listen!” After a few seconds, there it was again. “Did Read the full article…

Just Seven Minutes

December 26, 1994; the day after Christmas and I was exhausted! Natalie was 3 1/2, Andrea was almost 2. The past few days had been rather hectic with last minute shopping, baking, wrapping and making our rounds to the grandparents houses. This was the day I was looking forward to. I already had plans to Read the full article…

Call us “Old Fashioned”..

As long as I can remember, I’ve had a soft spot for “Old Fashioned”. I love movies set back in the 1800’s, Westerns, History, Antiques, Amish communities…I’m not sure what it is that draws me but I suspect it’s the simplicity it portrays. A time where porches were used for more than just a decorative Read the full article…

Give me your lunch

  One thing I have learned is not to be too disappointed when things don’t go as planned. God is never late; with that said, I also believe we have an enemy that delights in putting obstacles in our way to discourage us and even try to cause us to abort our mission. We had Read the full article…

Let the race begin….

My journey with horses began the day I met my husband. I had just turned nineteen and had only been a Christian for a little over a year when this story took place. Since I don’t believe in co-incidence, I’ll call this a God-incident. I truly believe that if you are seeking Gods will for Read the full article…