Tag Archives: trust

Hope of Harvest

Submission is the beginning of peace,
humility the beginning of wisdom,
repentance the beginning of healing. Continue reading

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Through the Waters

Playing with a small granddaughter in a swimming pool reminds me that the arm of our heavenly Father will always rescue us. 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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Of Worry and Trust

Night’s passing does not depend
until the ending of our fear
nor the nearness of our faith
but it is faith
that keeps us quiet in our sleep. Continue reading

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Of Coming Light

Just above the dark spreading form
of the cottonwood tree,
a quarter moon bleeds through
the thin drifting clouds. Continue reading

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Food for the Faithful

Only the faintest light shows
in the pale pink streak
above the trees
along the low line of the creek
to the east.
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Peaceful Risings

Some mornings,
our rising comes early
and we wake to gentle dawn,
our hearts as at rest
as silent silhouettes of elm and locust Continue reading

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