Hoyle Hacienda

We welcome our family and friends to share our little slice of paradise! We so enjoy having company over for a barbecue, or just a cup of coffee over laughter. Country living at its finest includes celebrating the talents of our neighbors. “Come on over and tell us about your lastest adventure!” Rafael Ibarra and…

Rise and Open up!

Rise up, open up, reach up to God like a morning glory! It is well, it is well within my soul! “Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed, for His compassions never fail. They are NEW every morning; great is Your faithfulness.” Lamentations 3:22 – Draw back the curtains, make your bed,…

Our Vintage Vehicles

Penned with a giggle about aging – Our personal vehicle’s lifetime warranty will wear out way before we get to glide through any midlife crisis. We all gather a few dents in our fenders, and a few wrinkles in our upholstery. Our sense of humor increases as our facial creases grow deeper. Our wisdom expands…

Amuse or Use Me

Is He the greatest Show on earth? Can we consider the Life in us as… an Amusement Park? Are we truly here just for a fun ride? Is He who is “in me”… the Sacred One… who inhabits the praise of His people? Is He not the greatest Treasure — one can obtain on earth! My…