Tag Archives: grace

Blooms After the Freeze

Although the hard freeze killed the tomato plants, the peach tree still managed some fresh blooms! Hope and healing can follow disappointment. Continue reading

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Things of Glory, Things of Grandeur

I think that perhaps the beauty of a gentle spirit rivals the glories of nature. Continue reading

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A Fine Balance

It is a fine balance to have the humility to appreciate others while also learning to respect ourselves. A balance improved by practice. Continue reading

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Mid-Week Blessing

A wee prayer to help us over the hump… Continue reading

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Prayer on a Summer’s Dawning

Thank you, Lord,
for the quiet stillness of this good morning,
for the softness of grass
in the dim shapes of pre-dawn’s forming… Continue reading

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A Word to One’s Self

Be strong, be smart, be tough, be humble… even when (especially when!) doing so seems more paradox than orthodox! Continue reading

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In Times Such As These

To live with a rugged and determined gentleness, to forego the ways and weapons of the world, to truly follow the Christ is never easy… but is always worth it. Continue reading

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Perhaps for Today

Maybe for one day I could believe in good for myself and bring that to others by treating them as I would have them treat me… Continue reading

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Prayer for a Friend

I wrote this for a friend yesterday. Perhaps you know one who could use it today. Continue reading

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Prayer on an Autumn Morning

Surely it would not be a bad thing if we all sought to live a quiet and peaceful life… Continue reading

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