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Old Trucks, Overspray and Theology

Fixing some of our mistakes takes more effort than others. Fixing some of them requires a miracle. In between, there’s plain ole hard work! Continue reading

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More Than Good Looks

Sometimes what seemed like a simple project turns into something a lot bigger!
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Tough Choices

Normally, in remodeling an old house, I like to keep the wood trim more focused on being wood than trim. I prefer mellow stain tones that “pull the grain” and a subtle rubbed effect finish. Continue reading

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Tall Grass

While Grandpa shoveled out a trench for the foundation block, Susan sang and painted in the shade of a pine tree. Daniel went to sleep, soothed by the sounds and motions of his mother’s nearness.
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A Sagging Sky

The sky looked like an El Greco painting done in shades of gray and turned on its side. Huge drops of cloud emerged from the dark bank and sagged toward the earth with light shafts of mist drifting between them. Continue reading

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Surface Prep

I can’t help but wonder if the Lord ever looks at my heart, shakes his head as he pulls the putty knife out of his back pocket and sighs as he goes back to work. Unlike me, though, I don’t think he’ll ever just choose a place to quit. On any of us.
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Imperfect But Improving

Sometimes the need is so great and urgent that we can no longer wait until the perfect time. Continue reading

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