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Seeds in Fresh Soil?


SEEDS IN FRESH SOIL? We turned the soil afresh while pulling stones and weeds. Added fertilizer and water for new seeds. We added some rich mulch, the sun began his work, The small patch was planted, a scarecrow’s face did lurk.   Forty-five “plantings” sown each seed is a child’s face. Fun games and songs…

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ANCHOR Though huge, weighty, bulky, it’s something you won’t see. Hidden, veiled out of sight on a cruise out at sea. And you won’t feel its strength when ocean waters smooth, But when sea billows roll an anchor the heart soothes.   Down deep in the sea bed the anchor does its work, Against the…

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Pearls of wisdom


I love the book of Proverbs.  In some places there are streams of wisdom, and in some places there are just a list of these “pearls of wisdom” that are standalone bits of truth that are relevant to us. I came across one today, that I know well.  Proverbs 14:12 says, “There is a way…

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Redstone Castle


When I was a kid, our family vacationed at Redstone Castle in Colorado. (Google it!) This poem reflects back on those magical days at the castle. Those reflections evoke longings for a castle and life still to come… REDSTONE CASTLE The Redstone Castle, grand, a Tudor in its style. It’s Rocky Mountain home, in beauty…

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Be like the moon


As we study the very nature of God (theology) we often see Biblical references to light.  God is light…Jesus is light (metaphorically speaking), and there is something special about the trinitarian nature of God and the “light of His Truth” that chases away lies and untruth.  In trying to share Truth, sometimes we actually forget,…

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Difficult Seasons


James 5:7-8 “Be patient, then, brothers and sisters, until the Lord’s coming. See how the farmer waits for the land to yield its valuable crop, patiently waiting for the autumn and spring rains. You too, be patient and stand firm, because the Lord’s coming is near.” During a difficult season I think one of the…

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