Tag Archives: growing up

Indian Summer

One way of feeling more grown up is doing the work of grown-ups. Funny how the privileges are more appealing than the responsibilities, eh? Continue reading

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Charlie Two Shirt Helps with the Hay

A nine-year-old who will walk three miles of gravel road to help a neighbor haul hay could amount to something some day… maybe. Continue reading

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Hunting the Easter Money

Finding gifts that we never outgrow takes a bit of imagination. As anyone who has discovered grace will tell you, the looking is worth the effort. Continue reading

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Moments of Meaning

Moments of joy, moments of pain, moments of great satisfaction. It is their sum that makes our lives and we would not be the same if a single one of them was missing. Continue reading

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A Good Start

Love may have a thousand voices and ten thousand expressions, but homemade biscuits are one of my favorites! Continue reading

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A More Accurate Account

While childhood stories might become “fantasized” to some degree, our personal testimony should never be glorifed. Sometimes, we wrestle with demons. Sometimes, we lose. Continue reading

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Morning Swims

Back then, in the early bends
of summer mornings
we hid our swimming trunks
in the old tobacco barn
next to the pond. Continue reading

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Revelation

There are times when the illumination of heaven reveals to us a wonderful potential, a promise of growth and maturing and fulfillment. In those instances when hope burns within us and we suddenly see the evidence of God’s touch upon us, we are changed. Continue reading

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Battle at Randolph Creek

I guess it might be a bit presumptuous to say the Lord was thinking of little boys when He made creeks. I think it would be fair, though, to say that there’s little else like a creek when it comes to entertaining a boy. Continue reading

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Promises of the Wind

“All of work
will one day
have its reward.” Continue reading

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