Category Archives: Poetic Contemplations

Be Still and Know

Early morning sun backlighting spring maple trees and making the lawn sparkle… Ah, God is good! Continue reading

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Love Like Gentle Rain

I love these days of gentle rain and soft showers… Continue reading

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The First Warm Evening of Spring

A warm evening, good chili, a nice dog, a woman you love and a full moon… ahh, life is good. Continue reading

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Intentional Thoughts

A few days of warmer weather can make dull the memory of bitter nights. Rehearsing the good can cause the bad to fade away… Continue reading

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Talking Toward the Darkness

Deep conversation with good friends always seems to make even the darkest times a bit brighter. Continue reading

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Things of Glory, Things of Grandeur

I think that perhaps the beauty of a gentle spirit rivals the glories of nature. Continue reading

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A Few Passes on the Planer

Even as planing wood removes defects from an old board, the Lord’s work on our hearts continually shapes us. Continue reading

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Common Sense & Providence

Even during a blizzard, making good choices is better than having an extra coat. Continue reading

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Even in Winter

Even in the winter’s cold, even with ice and snow, God’s eye is still upon the sparrow–and us. Continue reading

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A Fine Balance

It is a fine balance to have the humility to appreciate others while also learning to respect ourselves. A balance improved by practice. Continue reading

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