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Posts by Cyndy Gusler

Waiting Room Warrior

“The waiting room is an exciting place!” she said. “Just watch and see!” Recently I was in a waiting room at our local ER. Even though I have washed dishes and knives a million times, somehow earlier that evening I cut myself and blood instantly began pouring out of my index finger. Thankfully, the knife…

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Teen Tea Talk

“Don’t settle. You’re enough!” THIS is what a Cypress senior girl wants other teen girls to know. The group of girls circled the Vineyard table, snacking on pimento cheese sandwiches and tomato soup, while sharing advice for younger girls based on the intimate issues they themselves struggled with during middle school and high school. And…

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Be Still, Listen, and Follow Him!

For the last few weeks as the May 3rd date is approaching, I feel myself getting restless…begging God to show me what to do, who to go talk to, what door to knock on, what letter to send out, and so much more. I trying so hard not to miss what I need to do…

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Seek and You Will Find

In the fall of 2015, the Lord told me to pray over two dates: November 15 and May 3. He didn’t say why or what I should be looking for…but just to pray and be aware. That November 15th, a lady stood on my front porch at 11:30pm and handed me a significant donation to…

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Here For Such A Time

These last 3 weeks have been 1 huge mistake… according to my spreadsheet. But not His. Our Wednesday ladies bible study had chosen a new upcoming study but when I went to purchase it a month or two ago, it was out of stock. As I was contemplating other options, the in-store video screen showcased…

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Who Comes to The Vineyard?

“Who are the ladies that come to the Vineyard?” This is a question I get asked often. So let me try to answer as best I can…by describing the precious women who walk through our doors every day. Who she is: *She’s been in church all her life but has never read the Bible. *She’s…

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God is a Horrible Businessman

January 1st. A Sunday. Great day to start the year! It was a little muggy and warm for winter and I had to change my wardrobe plan, but I was still happy to see the sunshine as I headed off to meet with the Son. The sanctuary had a scattering of peeps as I walked…

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The Woman Inside is Drifting Away

Time is fleeting! In one of my study books, I found this passage that smacked me right in the face. “God knows the desires of my heart – He put them there. He knows the amount of daydreaming – and praying – I do about becoming the kind of woman He wants me to be.…

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Car Wash Christmas

My day was packed with an errand list longer than the state of Texas! I was moving as fast as I could, trying to check it all off in order to get home in time to shower and dress for a special Christmas dinner. Two of our dearest friends were visiting from out of town…

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Ways to Maximize Year-End Giving

With 2018 drawing to a close, we thought it might be helpful to share some information about ways to maximize year-end charitable contributions. From the Vine Ministries operates solely on donations, and we would be honored if you considered us for your year-end giving! 1. Consider A Charitable IRA Rollover – Individuals who are 70 ½…

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