Category Archives: Christian Devotions

Prayer on an Autumn Morning

Surely it would not be a bad thing if we all sought to live a quiet and peaceful life… Continue reading

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Autumn Calling to Labor and Rest

The beauty of cool quiet mornings calls us to both rest and labor; the coming of harvest and the beauty of ripened fields. Continue reading

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Old Fools and Little Children

Take a bunch of thin, weak strips of wood and glue them together: you get a piece that is very strong. Like a bunch of flawed people joined together by faith, hope and love… Continue reading

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Tree Huggers and Bold Sharings

An unexpected sharing from a stranger revealed a very unexpected source of calm and soothing fragrance. Continue reading

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A Preliminary Eulogy

Just in case no one has the time or inclination or just needs a starting place when it’s me lying in the flowers… Continue reading

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Ambience

Watching folks stand around and visit together is kind of like watching the wind making waves on tall grass on the side of a sunny hill… Continue reading

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Goodness Born of Tragedy

Cowboys riding through water five feet deep, people wading to houses, truck drivers pushing through floodwaters… courage, love and unity… Continue reading

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