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Hard Morning

With my layers of cotton clothing
and lined gloves,
it does not seem so cold— Continue reading

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Summer Snow

These almost-lighter-than-air seeds of the cottonwood tree drift away, showing no sign of breeze. For four days or longer, there has been no stirring of the air, no fluttering of leaves. The seeds slide slowly to the earth in the oppressive heat, catch against an edge of turf, old posts or planks, whatever disrupts the smooth edge of the earth.

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A Generous Outpouring

Such is the working in our hearts, minds, souls and spirits with the generous outpouring of God’s Holy Spirit. Continue reading

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Of Beauty and Pain

The trace of each ripple of earth can be found in those soundings of snow, crusted now by the melt of day and light, frozen again in the cold of night. Continue reading

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