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Of Coffee & Scones and the Owning of Love

There is much more to the art of love than fresh coffee and homemade scones… but they make a pretty good start. Continue reading

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The God of All Times

God is worthy of my praise, regardless of my circumstances. Continue reading

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Encouragement for Parents and Partners

Just love your family, every single hour of every single day of your life and devote yourself to complete imitation of the example of Christ in serving your family. Continue reading

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A Small Inconvenience

A few more mornings of hauling water bucket by bucket and I will have to re-evaluate my preferences. Continue reading

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Of Giving and Receiving

Sometimes, it is the slightest sign

of some good thing that brings

the notion of a better change:
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Pnuema

We should not end this walk

in this world

only slightly charred

at the easy edges of unspent devotion

but rather so thoroughly given

and so thoroughly used

that at our leaving

all has changed to ash.

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January Night

On such a night as this,
it is good to have a place
beyond the wind’s lancet,
a place where love is strong.
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