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Think Not Too Lightly of Life’s Little Things

In the same way the least bit of light can shine through the darkness, our kindness and encouragement can lift the hearts of others. Continue reading

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Reflections on a Winter’s Night

A three-quarter moon at the half point of night throws its bright light across the frozen grass. I walk out past the concrete sidewalk into the shadows of the birches crumpled on the leaves and small broken branches. A northwestern … Continue reading

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Shadow Boxing

Last night’s hard freeze followed by this morning’s breeze is sending leaves falling to the ground like cereal shaken slowly from a box held high above the bowl. Continue reading

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Through the Smoke

In a world where even steam casts a shadow, there is nothing that does not hold some threat when it stands between us and the Son. Continue reading

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Shadowland

We spend our lives in shadows,
embracing a warmth of sun
that is done too soon:
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