Monthly Archives: January 2010

Tree Snow

Even when the wonders of this life come and pass in the fog of our seeing, it is our perceiving that gives them glory.
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Still Night

Perhaps it is the whispering of God, drawing us in the beauty of the coldest night, joining us in our closest encounters, urging us to love as we are loved.
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Good Help

In addition to the inescapable odor of the fire and smoke, there is nothing that can be moved here without stirring up dust and dirt. Continue reading

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Deep Stuff

Our response of help to others might be based on our empathy, spurred by remembrance of our own needs in times past or in anticipation of those in the future. Continue reading

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Boots & Mittens

Humans have a remarkable capacity to quickly adapt to a remarkable variety of factors: cold, heat, and deprivation of a number of sorts. Equally remarkable and much less impressive is our capacity to become spoiled in a very short time. Continue reading

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Arctic Express

A man can stand a bit of trouble when it comes his way. A woman can tolerate some degree of disappointment when it happens from time to time. But to see it coming at you like a train can make you feel like jumping right off the track. Continue reading

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Behind the Seens

It was a long day’s work with very little to show for it. It was not that the work was fruitless and it was certainly not that there was any lack of effort. Continue reading

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