I don’t know if it was all those Sunday school classes with the flannel boards of Noah and Jesus and the Disciples, or my Mom praying but whatever it was I am eternally grateful. Those things are part of what opened the gateway into my heart and soul. Opened it to the idea that there is a God and He wants to know me. And wants me to know Him! The thing that makes me most excited is sharing my faith story and the things God is doing and has done in my life. Swapping life stories like that is one of the best gift exchanges I know.
Right now home is a 33 foot Motorhome which I share with my best friend in the world, another single gal like myself and one spoiled cat named Briggs. He is the king of this castle and he deserves the title. He has survived and flourished through many moves. Elaine and I have known each other many years and have seen each other through many hard times and challenges of life as well as many more joys. Most people think we’re sisters and I guess in a way we are……..soul sisters and sisters-in Christ. Our friendship is cemented by humor, lots of it, and the love we both have for the Lord. We are there for each other, plain and simple. We are also both borderline OCD so it works well.
My perfect day would consist of bookstores or a visit to the library but I am also a nature lover from way back and some of my happiest memories include camping in the spectacular beauty of the Sierra Nevada mountains in Yosemite National Park and along the California coastline. Being raised in California, I wasn’t prepared to have the Arizona desert capture my heart but capture it, it did. While living in Arizona, I discovered the desert’s own particular brand of beauty and many days you could find me pointing my camera lens toward either the sunrise or the sunset of which Arizona has some of the best in the world. We are now back in California living on my Aunt’s property on the beautiful Mokelumne River where I have enjoyed spending lots of time reconnecting with family and old friends.
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I believe whenever you leave a place you’ve loved you carry it with you and each place has it’s own particular brand of mystery and wonder. Though I love being back in my hometown, Arizona will remain in my heart forever and I hope I have left some of myself there in the people and places I left behind.
I hope you will come here often and think of this as a place of peaceful retreat. Nothing makes me as happy as meeting a new friend.
Welcome! May the grace and peace of the Lord be with you.
Feel free to contact me at Lheyd59@msn.com for thoughts, prayer requests or just to say “hey.”