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Alive in the Desert

In the midst of such vastness as the Grand Canyon, I marvel at the beauty and persistence of tiny life. Continue reading

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Beyond Survival

What strangers can’t see and even family members might not accurately perceive is the degree of determination. She would have fit right in with the pioneers who pushed their way through the Cumberland Gap a few generations ago. Continue reading

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After the Storm

but I think
that when we have survived the storm
we ought to be cautious
in noting our inconveniences. Continue reading

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Winter Pasture

There is something about unity
that pleases even the heart of God. Continue reading

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Hard Times

There’s a common saying that we don’t know what we’d do until we’re put into a particular situation. Perhaps we might also say that we don’t know what we would refuse to do, either. Continue reading

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