Monthly Archives: October 2012

Reach Out and Be Touched

I’m kind of a lousy father-in-law/grandparent in some respects; Continue reading

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Storm Sandy

We pray for those we love and for strangers, unknown masses. We pray for divine intervention, for mercy, for sparing and deliverance.
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Dealing with the Neighsayers

Sometimes, listening effectively requires us to do a little bit of looking around.

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Focusing on Fruit

Fifteen gallons of sweet, pure unadulterated apple juice. Much better than four hundred pounds of ruined apples.
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On the Fifty-Yard Line

In late afternoon on a day of increasing cloudiness, Randa and I sit at a middle school football game. Continue reading

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An Inconvenient Truth

Sending money to help the lepers of India seems a less distressing arrangement than living in their midst, seeing their sores and watching the progression of the disease.
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An Altar of Light

There are prayers
spoken through open eyes,
praises given through lifted hearts, Continue reading

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End of Harvest

Well, I guess with the way this year has gone, I shouldn’t be too shocked to see a hard freeze predicted for this weekend, starting tonight.

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A New Day

a new day to face life
without the burden of days gone before
and taking no worry from the store
of those to come,
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A Good Blending

Whenever we join in common purpose of doing what is good, what is kind, what is lovely, we yield a harvest better than its fruit. Continue reading

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