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simple thanks


two years ago, when I was in the hospital, there was a moment in my life when I actually thanked God for urine. blood came out first, then a painful squirt.  it is a wonderful thing to have a working kidney…  … Continue reading

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Questions for the seeker


if you never take the time to walk in the woods… …to step out of what man has built… and experience what God created for you to enjoy… will you understand His heart…His peace…His gentle love? you were fearfully and … Continue reading

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Coming Home


when nature presents herself, naked and unafraid, in the cool winds of a lingering winter…the quiet in the woods sinks down into the very dust, and i am left with more wondering than wandering to do. she is brazen, but … Continue reading

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a hike back into history


if you are like so many people in North America, you are tired of the bitter cold. So- I decided to take you back to a short hike I did one day into the woods near a historic late 1800’s/early … Continue reading

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Peace in our time


As I walked along the trail today, vicious dogs threatened, ignorant rednecks stared, and a host of people invaded my search for peace…on a trail supposedly maintained by the state government.  Which brings me to my premise: Do we, as … Continue reading

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the multitudinal blessings of moving…yet again!


i swear she smells like the essence of Pomeranian, but the long white hair suggests Samoyed…should I endanger my life by using a half-liter box of Island Mist Carpet Odor Eliminator, or should I go with the Biscuit Tin/Pringles Can-sized … Continue reading

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Covering the dull-gray gravel beneath


autumn’s colors are falling fast, like little letters on the ground, messages forgotten…and I am trodding through the plunder…dull gray of gravel hidden beneath my boots, under leaf and twig. i learned long ago that memories of pain process this … Continue reading

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What the Word says


Count it all joy, my brethryn, when you encounter various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance. (James 1) “Blessed are you when people insult you and persecute you, and falsely say all kinds of evil against … Continue reading

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Interlude


Still some darkness in this tunnel…I can’t see the end in sight, but there seems to be some high water to wade through…a messy thing. I hope to see you on the other side.

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Seeing the other side


When you are in the tunnel, wondering when and how you’ll get out into the light is such a focus, you may trip over rough places inside the tunnel. Inside is where your will is tested, where the cold impersonal … Continue reading

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