Category Archives: Nature

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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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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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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Extraordinay Seasons

Unexpected adversity can produce extraordinary beauty… in nature and in character. Continue reading

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A Contemplation of God

Though all the universe testifies of the existence of God, his fullest revelation is expressed in Christ. Continue reading

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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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