Category Archives: Metaphysical Reflection

Smoky Mornings

On a misty morning like this, With the low hills of northeast Kansas Caressed by fog and covered with dew, And the fresh new of a September morning Muted by such clouds as this, It is hard not to miss … Continue reading

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The Glory of Transformation

The emergence of an adult cicada from the locust shell is a thing of incredible beauty; so is our change in Christ. Continue reading

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Dance of the Monarchs

… in a world where things as fragile as butterflies
fight as best they can… Continue reading

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The Last Peach

It’s easier to feel good about sharing with the critters before they strip off all the peaches from your tree. Continue reading

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Welcoming the Cool of an August Haze

It’s good from time to time
to keep the mind from ruining a thing
by trying too hard to explain it.

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Riding Toward the Far Ridge

Virgina might not be almost heaven,
but its mountains sure are lovely! Continue reading

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Hard Work on a (Not So) Hot Day

Having two friends show up to help build fence on a hot July day is a mighty fine blessing… even if it isn’t such a hot day! Continue reading

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Hope For the Harm We Never Intended

Even though unintended, having knocked a baby bird from its nest led me to do my best to make things right again. Continue reading

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Something Like the Feel of Silence

The quiet stillness of an early summer morning seems a perfect setting for a cup of coffee and quiet reflection. Continue reading

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Digging Deep

Hand digging a hole six feet deep in sticky clay is a hard way to remember much of the most important work we do is never seen by others. Continue reading

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