Category Archives: Spiritual Contemplation

A Witness of Winter

In the calm aftermath of a windless snow, I am reminded that being still helps me know God. Continue reading

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Small Gift at the End of a Dark Day

It reminded me, too, of how little it takes
to ease the darkness of a dismal day:
a friendly wave, a gentle smile, Continue reading

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Remembering Otis Morrow

His gentle dignity, thorough intelligence, sincere professionalism, and kind nature generated a remarkable impression. Continue reading

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Damar Hamlin: Game Suspended

In the midst of just another game, the illusions of strength and athleticism suddenly morphed, and we were reminded once again how closely we walk to the chasm of calamity. Continue reading

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Leading on a Loose Rope

When you see a loose loop hanging down between a horse and its handler, you know they’re in step together. Like being in step with the Spirit… Continue reading

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Christmas Eve Morning ’22

A harsh wind, a muted sunrise, a fiercely blue sky above broken clouds… and farm chores… Continue reading

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Coffee’s Missing Link

Isn’t it neat how something as ordinary as water is so useful in making something as wonderful as coffee? Continue reading

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Beyond Extreme

Isn’t there something really special about a kid refusing to give up because of severe medical issues? Continue reading

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True Religion

An indifferent holiness is no more Christlike than is a self-indulgent licentiousness.
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A Prayer of Worship

How wonderful is his majesty;
how majestic are his wonders! Continue reading

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