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…

Nuggets of John

Nuggets rhymed to bedazzle! Lyrics from the 50’s stream through my head easily so I thought why not rhyme a letter to recall more easily!  The Gospel of John emphasizes our Father’s message of HOPE during the 2020 pandemic. Renew and rewind your mind with the GOOD NEWS. John Chap 1 – God’s Word is…

Be Alert

In order to be vibrantly alive — with my God given potential maximized — it is my responsibility to remain alert. Am I tuned into my internal Guide, or am I tuned into the voice that leads me astray? Am I willing to be led astray or am I willing to be alert and obedient…

Jesus is Essential

Jesus said “I am come NOT to destroy you.” We have been told who is essential during the pandemic. In March of 2020 it was the first time in American history that the church’s doors were ordered closed. Jesus said to the church in the book of Revelation “behold I’ve set before you an open…

Vivero Care in Mexico

Expats who choose to live in Mexico are probably seduced into moving here permanently because of the year-round kaleidoscope of beauty and color offered by all the blossoming trees and plants. Those who came from northern climates are astounded by the sight of spring bulbs and fall chrysanthemums blooming in gay profusion at the same…

Poetic Justice

We must keep our eyes wide open and NOT be blinded by what we see. Not all signs and wonders are from God. We are to be diligent in our seeking of the Lord and with the discernment we are given by the Holy Spirit we are to KEEP WATCH!  “I will have mercy on…

Opinion vs Conviction

My thoughts stir and are laid to rest once recorded. During these historic times I must  document my state of heart, NOT my opinion but my conviction. “If you cut off a person’s nose with your personal  conviction there is no point in giving them a rose to smell.” Quote from Ravi’s mom. Opinions are…

Internal Conflicts

Where do conflicts originate? What kind of internal conflicts keep you awake at night? Derek Prince served God for 40 years around the globe. This same man talks about his diagnosis of cancer and his deliverance from a demon. Many people believe that only the unrighteous need deliverance from evil, that only those who sit…

A Shared Paradise

She asked “May I have a shed?” Like a man cave, a bodega for tool time Tim. A simply designed “She Shack”, a private place to be, a quiet spot to pray, a sacred corner to reflect, a secret space to commune with her Father. She would delight in spending more time in the garden…