Category Archives: Farming

An Old Farmer Takes Stock of Loss

Any time when we have the opportunity to help someone else is a time for sowing good seed, whether in tragedy or just the usual. Continue reading

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Full House on an Icy Morning

What a blessing to have a group of FFA members from South Haven High School join us for worship on an icy winter morning! Continue reading

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Me & Mister Roy

The sound of an oil-well pump motor takes me back to one of my favorite farm memories in western Kentucky. Continue reading

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Indian Summer

One way of feeling more grown up is doing the work of grown-ups. Funny how the privileges are more appealing than the responsibilities, eh? Continue reading

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A Cool Day in August

What a wonderful blessing a cool day in August is! How much more the comforting presence of the Spirit?! Continue reading

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A Soothing Stream, A Healing Flow

It is a challenge–and well worth the effort–to keep our hearts pure yet still open to offer hope and solace to a bruised and aching world. Continue reading

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Riding a Low Ridge in Southern Kansas

Absorbing the simple beauty of a summer afternoon along the backroads of Cowley County is a pretty good way to soothe the mind… Continue reading

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