Tag Archives: God

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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Prayer While Riding Through the Flint Hills

Seeing the quiet beauty of the Flint Hills reminds me of Him who has made such places. Continue reading

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My Dad Is Bigger Than My Dad

Until we believe in a God who likes us, we will never delight in Him. Continue reading

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Direction from a Hitchhiker–Part II

When a man with eleven kids and twenty-five grandkids talks about what he thinks people will like, I’m inclined to listen. Continue reading

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The Wind

Those are the days that scare me,
the days when I rely most
on knowing the Hand I cannot feel, Continue reading

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An Altar of Light

There are prayers
spoken through open eyes,
praises given through lifted hearts, Continue reading

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Discovery

I was pretty sure it was a myth, this so-called “runners’ euphoria.” Supposedly, at some point in a run, or a workout, in response to sustained physical exertion, the brain releases dopamine and endorphins and that release triggers a sort of pleasurable feeling that’s like, well, euphoria. Continue reading

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Finders, Keepers

So, Gramma Randa being the imaginative woman she is and Hunter being over at our place yesterday, she suggested I take Hunter fishing. Continue reading

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Under the Curse

I guess that at least in some ways, it seems easier to blame God for the messes we find ourselves in rather than to accept that responsibility ourselves. Continue reading

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The Witness of a Greater Light

I love the look of a winter moon,
barely past full,
just that slight slump of the middle
suggesting it is only slightly less
than the night before.
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