The Mercy and the Little Kernels of Gold

For as the heavens reach beyond earth and time, we swim in mercy as in an endless sea.  (Psalm 103:11) // We sat together in sunny silence as snow lay all around like a smooth and glassy sea and over the waters of white danced the songs of the birds. ...

Sticks and Stones (on Beauty that Speaks)

I woke up early on the morning I was scheduled to preach and drove to the spacious, wooded park a few blocks from our house.  In preparation for speaking on the story of Elijah’s widow, I wanted to gather enough sticks to spread across a make-shift altar space,...

For When You Need A Drink (of Love)

I’ve had a hard time finding words lately, or finding time for words perhaps.  My husband says that what I need is some good old “normal,” but I look at him wryly wondering what exactly normal might be. Anyway, there are days, you know, when the...
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