Category Archives: Nature

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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The Glory of a Garden

Do you get excited about seeing seeds sprout in a garden? I rather imagine that God takes similar delight in watching our spiritual growth. Continue reading

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Last Monday Morning in March

The first hard glare of a fireball sun
breaks out from behind a blue-slate cloud. Continue reading

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God in the Tulips

From microscopic to galactic, our universe declares that it has been shaped by a God of Power and Beauty. Continue reading

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Moments of Glory

Amazing sunrises and unexpected calls from people we love provide us with glimpses of a glorious future. Continue reading

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Signs and Wonders

I love the way wet snow shows which way the wind was blowing during the time of the storm–the way white holds to the windward side of fenceposts and tree trunks.  How even dried thistle blooms are bearded with tufts … Continue reading

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A Particular Moment

When you’re on the lookout for opportunities to do good, they usually show up! Continue reading

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February Feeding in Northern Kansas

A twenty percent chance of freezing rain has left a slight gray glaze on this February morning… Continue reading

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Reflections from My Seventh Decade

Nearing the end of my seventh decade, I am even more amazed by the abundance of evidence that depends my faith. Continue reading

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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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