Category Archives: Metaphysical Reflection

Academic Retreat

Even in intellectual settings, it is the caring for one another that matters most and helps us focus together on the work that we share. Continue reading

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The Promise & Prophecy of Spring

We need the remembering that we were born to planting, made for growing and filled with the promise of God’s own good yield, sown in the fields of heart and soul. Continue reading

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Among the Shadows of Old Boulders

It is not often the easy view of others that gives us a true understanding of the loads they carry. It takes more than accidental knowing, something more like caring. Continue reading

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Long Ride after a Long Week

It might not be for everyone, but a long bike ride after a long week of tragedy and stress was just the “rest” I needed. Continue reading

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Living in the Fire Zone

Living in a place where the level of fire danger rating includes the word “Catastrophic” requires a different mindset. Continue reading

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Of Sparks and Embers and Raging Winds

A burnt yard, scorched deck and losing a few sections of fence is nothing compared to having your home burned to the ground. Continue reading

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Beauty and the Beast

If your kidneys need a good jolting, I recommend a bike road across 322nd Road, west of US-77. Rough riding aside, it’s still nice farm country. Continue reading

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