Category Archives: Nature

In Praise of Worship

I have known many transcendent moments, experiences, and emotions but true, intimate, worship rises above all. Continue reading

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Nursing and Cursing

In a world of thorn and thistle, it takes more than wish and whistle to make a nice lawn. Or a good life. Continue reading

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What Lies Beneath

When it comes to trenches, lives and relationships, time often reveals whatever is not sufficiently solid to support what lies above. Continue reading

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Praying for Summer Rain

What kind of man prays for summer rain and then resents the thunder? Continue reading

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Working in the Dark

We can’t always know the full consequences of what we are doing but that is never a good excuse for not looking to see. Continue reading

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A Gentle Dawning

An unexpected coolness on a mid-July morning gives a welcome forming to this day the Lord has made. Continue reading

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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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A Good Hike, Unruined

It is a good habit in life to refuse to let disappointment ruin good experiences. Continue reading

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Tough Plantings

Does planting tomatoes in a parking lot prove I’m desperate or determined? Or just dumber than a cracked rock? Continue reading

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