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Welcoming the Cool of an August Haze

It’s good from time to time
to keep the mind from ruining a thing
by trying too hard to explain it.

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The Straightening

I remember watching, and sometimes helping, my father straighten up stalks of sweet corn that had been blown over by a storm. Continue reading

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The Glory of a Garden

Do you get excited about seeing seeds sprout in a garden? I rather imagine that God takes similar delight in watching our spiritual growth. Continue reading

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Tough Plantings

Does planting tomatoes in a parking lot prove I’m desperate or determined? Or just dumber than a cracked rock? Continue reading

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Mixed Blessings

Even while I might resent having to mow the grass every three or four days, I am grateful for fresh tomatoes, sweet corn and hot, homegrown peppers.. Continue reading

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A Beautiful Neighborhood

Even as the most beautiful lawn or garden will wither without proper watering, we need spiritual nourishment in order to bear the beauty of Christ and bear the fruit of the Spirit. Continue reading

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