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A Snapshot in September

The end of my summer was determined during the long weekend in September. It happened during a bare foot walk on the beach with my son. It was a point in time followed by an anticipation of God’s will for my future. The Lake was in constant motion similar to water in...

A Sign of Hope

“Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable - if anything is excellent or praiseworthy - think about such things” (Philippians 4:8). Like most of us, there are many...

Bookends

Dawn and dusk have no specific time as sunrise and sunset occur differently every day but they are both positioned at either side of our day. Saying our prayers in the morning and evening provide support and keep us upright. Those prayers represent bookends of our...

A Quiet Moment

“The Lord your God is in your midst, a mighty one who will save; he will rejoice over you with gladness; he will quiet you by his love; he will exult over you with loud singing” Zephaniah 3:17  “God created the heavens and earth” Genesis 1:1, NIV. That was what first...

Living Wide Open

“Taste and see that the Lord is good; blessed is the one who takes refuge in him” - Psalm 34:8 NIV. Upon arrival to our cottage, this person (name withheld) was instantly attracted to the field of popular wildflowers. They consumed her interest and enthusiastically...

Live in the Spirit of the Lord

“In him we live and move and have our being” Acts 17:28. While gardening in the shade, I notice the sunlight shining through the trees as the wind blows the branches. Down on my knees the sky is so high and blue. From time-to-time the squirrels take their right away...