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Worthy of Sacrifice

Too cautious of commitment, we never know the fulfillment of purpose. Too impulsive, we find ourselves consumed by something unworthy of the sacrifice. Continue reading

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18th Hole

The image that Kristi described of Brian reaching up toward heaven as he died reminds me of what my sister Patsy said about our mother’s final hours… Love the image! Continue reading

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Watching Death

Among the things that I admire is the devotion of women and men to one another in those final hours. Continue reading

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Praise Beyond the Day

Even as the rising sun gives light to a new day, you have given me hope, O, Lord. Continue reading

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Of Coffee & Scones and the Owning of Love

There is much more to the art of love than fresh coffee and homemade scones… but they make a pretty good start. Continue reading

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The God of All Times

God is worthy of my praise, regardless of my circumstances. Continue reading

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Encouragement for Parents and Partners

Just love your family, every single hour of every single day of your life and devote yourself to complete imitation of the example of Christ in serving your family. Continue reading

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A Small Inconvenience

A few more mornings of hauling water bucket by bucket and I will have to re-evaluate my preferences. Continue reading

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Of Giving and Receiving

Sometimes, it is the slightest sign

of some good thing that brings

the notion of a better change:
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Pnuema

We should not end this walk

in this world

only slightly charred

at the easy edges of unspent devotion

but rather so thoroughly given

and so thoroughly used

that at our leaving

all has changed to ash.

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