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Easy Alternatives

Sometimes we put up with what we have because it seems like too much work to change it. I might convince myself I’m being “tolerant” when really I’m just being lazy… Continue reading

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Watering the Thin Spots

Sometimes, even what seems obvious is not what it obviously seems… empathy often requires a closer look at things. Continue reading

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Feeding After the Storm

Evening has a special peace–and beauty–after a storm has passed. Continue reading

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Renewal by Fire

It seems strange that burning the old grass helps the new grass grow… there is something magic in the flames. Continue reading

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A Refreshing Desolation

Are there times when you find getting away from everybody and everthing is a good thing? The Flint Hills of Kansas offer a sense of escape, even when you’re just driving through… Continue reading

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A Change in the Night

In the night, though,
the wind passed on,
leaving this quiet dawn of still branches
and gentle sky, Continue reading

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Lush Lives

We ought to be
at least a bit higher than the grass
and know that it was not deserve
that placed us above the deep wells
of God’s good grace. Continue reading

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