Tag Archives: acceptance

Snow That Ain’t

Snow that looks like fertilizer pellets or BB’s isn’t nearly as pretty as that soft, fluffy stuff… but it’s still snow. Folks that don’t look like me… are still folks I should love. Continue reading

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A Simple Matter

“Behold how good and pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity.” Continue reading

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Embracing Yonder Mountain

Could an evening at a Yonder Mountain String Band concert be something like church? Or should I turn that question around? It included a reunion with a young friend and meeting some new ones. Continue reading

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A Powerful Dawning

We may not be ready to move to a better place until we have learned to accept where we are. Continue reading

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Gettin’ Ready

I’ve held the hands
of those whose final hours
were upon them,
prayed with their families
in that time of groaning and grieving. Continue reading

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Trial and Error

Too much time
put into a thing
reaching for perfection
can become a reproach. Continue reading

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Reseeding

There are things in our lives that have died and cannot be resurrected. Perhaps, even, should not be resurrected. Continue reading

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