Monthly Archives: December 2009

Choices

In the dark of this morning’s dawning, I hold to these few minutes of quietness. Continue reading

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The Indwelling

I step across the last frozen stones,
open the back door,
welcoming the warmth that lives within,
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Images of Evil

I have seen evil that comes sweeping in like an enraged lion, claws slashing, fangs gnashing: snarling, leaping, twisting, devouring in an insatiable blood lust. Continue reading

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A Better Place

There’s just something about a wind chill in the double digits below zero that makes you feel alive! Continue reading

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Priorities

At least every now and then, just being together ought to move up to the top of the Next Actions List.
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Have You Heard the Ice Bells?

Instead of the heavy, thick ice I expected, the formations were more like crystal bells, hollow and incredibly thin and fragile. Continue reading

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Elijah Daniel Switzer

I hold Daniel a while longer, caressing him and these few moments, looking at him and cradling him in ways that my father never held my children. Continue reading

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Contrition & Exultation

How fine to see the mercy that lifts me, spares me, eases me through the deepest darkness and finds me standing in the vapor of a lifting fog, safe, anchored to Him who does not change! Continue reading

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Bowl Games

Somehow, it has always seemed that fathers need more forgiveness than grandfathers. Continue reading

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