Monthly Archives: August 2013

Morning Benediction

May the grace of God’s good hand
be upon you
and those you love
on this day
that he has made. Continue reading

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Grizzly Encounter

They first saw the grizzly, upwind and upslope of them, from nearly a half-mile away. They knew right away it had seen them, too. Continue reading

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Answered Prayers

For the past several months, Randa and I have been praying for God’s direction in our life and in our church. It has been a bit of an unsettled summer. Continue reading

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Holding the Rare Moment

This animal could kill me
with a single kick
but he doesn’t even twitch
as I kneel beside him, Continue reading

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A Pretty Simple Theology

But, as I looked to the right at the intersection, I saw a young man sitting in the grass beside the street, maybe two hundred feet away. So, I turned right. Continue reading

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For a Daughter, Five Hundred Miles Away

How I wish that the peace of this night
could somehow soothe your heart
in the midst of this agony of betrayal and loss; Continue reading

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Something’s Up

When a congregation begins to repent and confess its sins and submit to God, it becomes a changed church. This is called revival. Continue reading

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