Organic Gardening with the Ruth Stout Hay Mulch Method

| April 30, 2011

From Bethany Vaughn: Ruth Stout was an amazing organic gardener that taught organic mulch method gardening. She claimed it was the No Dig/No Work organic gardening method that produced a good garden, good soil without plowing, without chemical fertilizers and without weed poisons. Click here to read more

Gardening Posts from Our Archives

| April 30, 2011

Click the links below to find a selection of gardening articles from our archives: Gardening General Gardening Hints and How-To’s Fruits and Vegetables

“I Will Praise You in the Storm!”

| April 29, 2011

From Stacy McDonald The stories of heartbreak and loss from the devastating storms in Alabama continue to pour in. Our church has many friends in one of the hardest hit areas outside of Birmingham. A number of the families in that community have lost all their possessions – even their businesses. Some have also lost […]

Continuing Help for Families Hit by Tornado

| April 29, 2011

From A Wise Woman Builds Her Home: I wanted to update everyone on the Crawford family. First off a BIG HUG and THANK YOU to all those who donated! Wow! We were able to send them $2,221.09 last night! The donations continue to come in and as they do we will send the total out […]

Sow in Spring

| April 29, 2011

Mother! Mother! Watch and pray, Fling not golden hours away! Now or never, plant and sow, Catch the morning’s earliest glow. Mother! Mother! Guard the dew, While it sparkles clear and true. No delay! The scorching noon May thy treasures reach too soon. Mother! Point them to the sky, Tell them of a loving eye, […]

Developing Story: Faithful Father of Thirteen Gives His Life for His Children In Alabama Tornado Destruction

| April 28, 2011

From Doug Phillips: Last night as tornado storm winds approached the Lee home in Alabama, Tom gathered his wife and thirteen children in the den. They huddled and they prayed. Two minutes later the tornado descended upon them. The house was instantly destroyed as beams and cinder blocks reigned down upon them. But in his […]

God is Mighty to Save–All is Not Lost

| April 28, 2011

From Kelly Crawford: I’m writing from a friend’s computer, at another friend’s home.  My home is gone.  But, God saved my family from a violent tornado that ripped our house from off the top of us as we clung to each other, with three other families, in our basement. I beg you for your prayers […]

More Details on Families Hit by Tornadoes in Alabama

| April 28, 2011

An update from Stacy McDonald: One of these families – a family with 13 children -  lost their husband/father in the storm. Kelly’s husband pulled them out of the rubble; and at this point, I understand some are badly injured.  I am getting regular updates, but last I heard, rescue workers were not able to […]

Please Pray for Families Hit by Tornadoes in Alabama

| April 28, 2011

Kelly Crawford of Generation Cedar and her family lost their home in the tornadoes that swept through Alabama. Thank God, the family is safe! Please pray for help, strength, peace and provision for them a well as continued safety as their area is devastated. To send a donation please click here Please also pray for the Lee […]

Lilla Rose Flexi-Clip Giveaway!

| April 27, 2011

Have you discovered Flexi-Clips by Lilla Rose yet? They are are wonderful! I’ve had my eye on them for quite awhile so was delighted when Misty of Sweet Hairlooms asked if I would like to review one. With long, thick hair and very little talent in the way of hairstyling I hoped these might be the solution I […]