Category Archives: Nature

Learning from the Ants

If we were as persistent about doing good as ants are about taking advantage of their opportunities, what great heavenly treasures we would have! 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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Leapin’ Lizards

I’ve been fascinated by blue-tailed lizards ever since I was a kid. But they still startle me! 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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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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The Straightening

I remember watching, and sometimes helping, my father straighten up stalks of sweet corn that had been blown over by a storm. Continue reading

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