Tag Archives: family

Evening Serenade

Grown kids and growing grandkids, guitars and singing in a back yard in the shade in the fading part of a summer day feels like family and seems a bit like immortality. Continue reading

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A Good Christmas

Nothing about it was perfect: the weather, the food, the people. But all of us imperfect people enjoyed being together and that makes for a great Christmas. Continue reading

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Reassurance & Redemption

To hear the laughter of small children and to be a part of their delight must bring us closer to knowing God… Continue reading

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He Ain’t Goin’ Nowhere (Guy Clark)

Guy Clark is probably the best songwriter you never heard of… his music touched my live and the lives of my wife and my kids. Continue reading

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These Treasured Moments

Regardless of what occasion or event seems to draw us together, it is love that binds us to family and friends, love that endures beyond the moment. Continue reading

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Night Planting

Sometimes even after a long, tiring day, close conversation is better than sleep. Continue reading

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The Lord’s Day

The fading of day, the feeding of swallows, intimate conversation… a good ending to a good day.
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In Memory of Vachel Murphy

Even in the cruelness of cancer,
faith still holds in the passing,
shared lives still bear the blessing
of those who sleep in Jesus. Continue reading

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Warrior Dash Tennessee

I doubt that a three-mile mud run fits everybody’s idea of family fun but there’s a more important race that we all run together. Continue reading

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Lonely Roads, Close Companions

Nearly all of our traveling has a destination of one sort or the other but it is the visiting that makes the better part of some trips. Continue reading

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