Monthly Archives: November 2009

Thanksgiving Blessing

The blessing of smiles and hugs at the front door,
the sound of laughter in the living room,
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A Few Good Things

Ought not a Christian nation
be the most humble on the face of the earth? Continue reading

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It Is Well

In the midst of life’s deepest griefs, in the moment of our greatest fears, in the time of trials and testings, in the unbounded joy of greatest blessing and in the rut-running routine of life in between all those, choices come to us. Continue reading

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Sharing

There are many incredibly gifted people in the world. Some whose gifts have given them more wealth than nations, some whose gifts have brought them fame and acclaim. Continue reading

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Forever

But even when faith has passed into sight
and hope into holding,
there will be love.
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Down by the Riverside

To do justice often requires risk. And for the weak and frail, it is only by the love of others that they are able to prevail. Continue reading

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Harvest

I’ve read and been told (and sometimes, twice is enough to get the job done) that the olfactory nerves are hardwired directly into the brain and that this explains why a certain scent can trigger vivid memories. Continue reading

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One out of Three

I like my sleep slow and deep,
drifting through the night
like white clouds in a high sky, Continue reading

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Cleanup Time, Again

Most aggravating was their initiative in sealing around the window air conditioning unit, using a marine grade butyl-silicone compound with an elasticity rating approaching that of a Wiley Coyote Launch Device. Continue reading

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Burning Pages

I’d stand back, watch the creeping red glow, the gray smoke drifting up, sifting through the low branches. When the fire burned low, I’d walk along, stirring the remnants with the rake, watch the sudden flare as the air hit the smoldering pockets. Continue reading

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