Milestones

Card of Thanks

A military funeral was held on Saturday, March 9, 2019 for my husband, Retired Sgt. Stanley Richard Cram. Thank you to all the friends and family who came to the church service, the cemetery memorial and the gathering at our home. I would like to thank Pastor Anthony Trujillo for performing the service at the church, and thank the men […]

Card of Thanks

A special thank you to the Mariposa Gazette for writing such a nice article concerning my book “Trudge.” It was really nicely done. Also a thank you to the Mariposa County Library for hosting such a wonderful book signing for me. It warmed my heart to see so many of my friends and family. These things are the beauty of […]

Not our doing, but by Christ

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Wynter Sturtevant IIIIf anyone tells you that your life is dull, seek a second or third opinion. What seems apparent to me is that life is anything but dull. There might be times of dullness and boredom, but life in general could best be described as a roller coaster. You have highs and you have lows. There are so many […]

Live a life true to you and don’t have regrets

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Allison ByerleyI recently preached a sermon about regrets. A hospice nurse had collected the top regrets she heard from her patients and published them in a book. Here are the top five that people shared with her: 5. I wish that I had let myself be happier. People admit that they feared change in their lives, so they pretended that […]

Card of Thanks

From left, Mariposa Bears cheerleaders Liana Willey, Mia Neilson, Kalena Perez, Acacia Bass, Alexis Borba and Anabel Hughes are shown. Submitted photoThe Mariposa Bears junior varsity and varsity cheer squad would like to thank the following businesses for sponsoring their trip to the 2018 JAMZ Nationals Championship in Las Vegas, Nev.: Pizza Factory, Don Rubens Mexican Restaurant, Pioneer Market, Catheys […]

The gift of grace that comes from truth

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Wynter Sturtevant IIIWe can be very skilled at building ladders meant to distinguish ourselves from those below. People try to gain higher ground and point out just how bad the people beneath them are. As Christians, we can fall into the trap of resting our ladders on the Law of God and our works. Yes, the higher we are the […]

Action, not looks, is what matters

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Allison Byerley Every church has in it a picture of Jesus, probably the same picture of Jesus. You know the one I am talking about. It is from the shoulders up and Jesus is looking up to the left-hand corner of the frame. He has long, straight brownish hair, a neat beard and a very serene, holy look on his […]


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