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Spoke Van Winkle

Sometimes, the part that’s sore isn’t the only part that needs some rest… Continue reading

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Autumn Calling to Labor and Rest

The beauty of cool quiet mornings calls us to both rest and labor; the coming of harvest and the beauty of ripened fields. 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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Praying for Strength and Stamina

Eighteen hours of remodeling in one day can leave an old man tired and sore… and happy. Continue reading

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The Peace of Gratitude

How peaceful and refreshing to end our days with a reflection of appreciation and gratitude. Continue reading

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The Blessing of Rest

Sometimes play leaves you more exhausted than work. Either way, good rest at the end of a hard day is a wonderful thing! Continue reading

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Fruitful Even in the Lean Season

Even when we do not bear all of the fruit that we desire, we can still give rest and bear witness that we were created to serve others. Continue reading

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Joy in the Mountains-Part II

The starter, not wanting to burden some fit, well-prepared young group, tells me, “Just find a team of three people your age and run with them.” Continue reading

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Day Fades Into Day

An evening this lovely
could nearly draw the dead from their graves:
sunset beginning to fade from the sky, Continue reading

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A Whisper of Faith

ool air eases in through the window,
something less than a breeze,
just a soft flowing of the night. Continue reading

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