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Only the Strong Flourish

Around here, I’ve always heard the saying “only the strong survive.” We say it in reference to everything: Animals. Plants. People. In a hot, windy, and dry climate, it is especially true for flowers.  We are building this farm - from the ground up. There isn’t much of a wind break up yet, with none in some places. All that is there is wide open farm land. These plants are going to have to be tough, and we’ve known that since the beginning. Honestly though, we just figured that a greenhouse (or 2 or 3 or 4) was an absolute necessity to get anything the grow well enough that the flowers could be sold. God works in some crazy awesome...

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Standing in the Fire

There is an ancient story that was first told to me when I was a young girl about three men who were thrown into a flaming furnace at the order of the king. A furnace so hot that the guards who threw them in were instantly killed by the heat. These three men believed that their God could and would save them from the flames. He did that very thing. He saved the three men.  I’ve always thought it was crazy that the God of a million stars knows my name but now I think it’s insane because the God of 40 mph winds with 65 mph gusts can make a flower this pretty despite the wind. This flower (pictured...

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