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Delight yourself in the Lord, and He shall give you the desires of your heart.

- Psalm 37:4
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Four Gardens

April 13, 2019

Here in America, certain symbols signify the approach of Easter. Marshmallow peeps and chocolate bunnies abound. Parents scour the stores for kids’ matching outfits and toys to fill Easter baskets. We dye eggs and prepare big family dinners. But this season, the symbol I’ve found myself reflecting on is gardens. Not just any gardens, but… Read more »

Waiting For Spring

March 14, 2019

Have you ever had a garden with perennials (plants that “come back” each year)? If so, then you know that a perennial plant’s life cycle revolves around the seasons — and that when winter comes, the plant enters a period of dormancy. It sheds its leaves and retreats into a kind of hibernation to protect… Read more »

The Big Picture

February 15, 2019

Have you ever looked closely at mosaic art? The kind where a bunch of smaller images make up one big picture? I have a friend who created a photo mosaic poster as a birthday gift to her brother. She labored over it for months. When it was done, the final poster – a photo of… Read more »

‘Nowhere’ vs. ‘Now Here’

January 10, 2019

Cue the January winter blues. The holiday decorations have been packed away for another year. The radio stations won’t play 24/7 Christmas songs again for another 11 months (this is a good thing!). The kids are back in school (again, a good thing!). And most of all: you’ve written the wrong year enough times over… Read more »

Make Room

December 14, 2018

Even if you didn’t grow up in church, you’re most likely familiar with at least a few characters in the Bible’s Christmas story. There’s Mary, the teenage virgin who was told by an angel that she was going to give birth to the Son of God, the One who would redeem humanity now and for… Read more »

Thanks-GETTING

November 19, 2018

This time of the year revolves around tradition. We dig out familiar decorations, play familiar songs, and cook (delicious, nap-inducing) familiar foods! There’s something comforting about these predictable rituals. One of the best-known Thanksgiving customs is that moment on Thanksgiving Day when everyone goes around the table and shares what they’re thankful for. Family, friends,… Read more »

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headlines

 

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old couple

 

the stray dog

 

heaven vs hell

 

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kids on marriage

 

bank loan

 

dog funeral

 

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gravy ladle

 

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coffee soldiers

 

church painter

 

flat tire

 

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famous last words

 

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Lab Rabbit

 

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Mom Driving

 

Man?

 

Love Is

 

Kids About Love

 

Hokey Pokey

 

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Getting Older

 

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Accountant

 

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