Category Archives: Work

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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Good Tools in Good Shape

Trying to live a good, spiritual life while relying on the habits of the world can be a bit like trying to build a dining table using a pick axe. Continue reading

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Worth the Pain

Ever see somebody knock themselves out? I saw my oldest brother do it twice in twenty minutes. Who knew milking cows could be so dangerous? Continue reading

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Tobacco Patch Seminary

Some of the most profound religious admonition I ever heard was in a tobacco field in western Kentucky. Continue reading

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Tater Diggin’

Sometimes the dreading of a job is worse than the job itself. That might be true about digging potatoes… Maybe… Continue reading

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Beyond Repair

Sometimes people (and God) go beyond simply repairing something; they make it even more beautiful than it was before. Continue reading

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In Gratitude, Labor Day 2019

In this age where it seems so many worship war and wealth, let us remember and honor those whose labor provides us with our food, our clothes, our shelter… and just about everything else that we have. Continue reading

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Of Work and Caring

Isn’t it wonderful how just a few minutes of serious conversation can strengthen relationships? And how strong relationships improve a working environment? Continue reading

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Back in the Old Days

It’s not what it used to be and maybe it never was, but growing up on a farm and in my family provided a good, solid basis for the next of my life. Continue reading

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Bull-Ridin’ and Success

Riding a bull takes a certain sort of courage but what makes a ranch–or most anything else–succeed is something else. Continue reading

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