Monthly Archives: June 2010

Close Proximity

It just might be that the second best place in the world to start doing good is right down the street. The best place is right next door. Continue reading

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Travel Troubles

He’d planned to spend the evening with friends, not in desperate search for a tow truck and a mechanic who might somehow consider spending his weekend rebuilding a transmission. Continue reading

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Multi-Tasking

With the low last night in the mid-sixties, this morning was just right for a bit of garden work in the early hours between dawn’s easy light and the cresting of the sun. Continue reading

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Still Taking Chances

We ought, I think, embrace the risk of loving rather than choosing the safe loneliness of insulation. Continue reading

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Dark Waters

The breach sent floodwaters rolling across fertile farmland and forced residents of the area to leave. Continue reading

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Plan B

Most often, doing something is far more productive than lamenting the distance between what we had hoped for and the reality of our lives. Continue reading

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Prayer for Today

May your faith be replenished
by him who does not waver.
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Home Place

It’s the years of living and belonging, of knowing folks, of having shared some of the worst and best that life can send your way. Continue reading

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Time for Pruning

It is often easy to make the wrong snip, to take away what could have soon been lovely. Continue reading

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Window Watching

In a world where the ordinary can become spectacular, yet last only an instant, we ought to live with our eyes open. Continue reading

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