Tag Archives: renewal

A New Beginning

Replacing an old corroded sewer line requires a lot of hard work. Getting a new heart and a new spirit takes a miracle! Continue reading

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Listening to the Leading

There are times when we feel a tugging to do something good. Even when you can’t explain it, do it! Continue reading

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Night Falls in the Flint Hills

Even in the dead of winter there is both beauty and the promise of growth beneath the surface… Continue reading

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Special Company

As wonderful as a cool morning in August is, there is something even more refreshing… 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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Not Yet Beyond Hope

This story begins with an unhinged door being blown out of its frame by a gust of southern wind. Continue reading

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Burn Pile

Five days later, the stump is still burning,
a slow smoldering of substance
still enough like wood to hold fire. Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Evening

In my fifty-plus years of sunsets and shadows, I’ve never seen a more impressive play of light and tone, spectacular in its subtleness. Continue reading

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