Tag Archives: heat

Taking It All in Stride

Sometimes thinking about the misery of others isn’t the best way to feel better about your own situation. Doing something positive might be… Continue reading

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July in Doniphan County

Even on a day so hot it could sap a dead pine tree, there is beauty in simple routines. Continue reading

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Praise in Disappointment

A grateful heart sees more good in a single glance than a bitter one sees in a lifetime. Continue reading

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Something of Summer

There is something of summer
in these last few days of sun and nineties: Continue reading

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A Change in the Night

In the night, though,
the wind passed on,
leaving this quiet dawn of still branches
and gentle sky, Continue reading

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Hard Ground

Sometimes we are called to a task
that we cannot quite complete
but must make a beginning,
leaving its finishing until
the soil is softer
or we are strengthened, Continue reading

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Answered Prayer

After these weeks of triple digit heat
in a summer that began in April,
this second season of drought Continue reading

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