Monthly Archives: December 2011

Winter Pasture

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

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The Gift

Occasionally, though, I’ll get lucky. I’ll actually give someone something he or she doesn’t want to immediately re-gift, re-cycle or indulge his or her pyromanic tendencies. Continue reading

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A Little Off-Target

As we made our way to church that Sunday morning in the Chevy station wagon, Dad plowed through several drifts that were close to two feet deep. Continue reading

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Atonement

The early dawn sky to the west is a pale blue, tinged with the sort of soft pink that only shows in this time of night’s fading into day, the time between dark and sun. Continue reading

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Something Beyond the Cold

Sometimes, the changes of life turn something once held for comfort into something that feels more like affliction. Continue reading

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A Winter Prayer

Be as slow as the passing of time

on a long, gray day

to take offense

at any sleight,
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Sufficient Evidence

Not even Jesus’ contemporary enemies dared say that it was all hoax and hokey-ness. Not even the ones who hated him so much they wanted him dead.
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