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A Prayer for our Country

God, our country needs help. We don’t have one United States but two. Two sides torn apart by a fissure, and now we are just drifting away from each other. Politics is divided. Christianity is divided. Humanity is divided. The Divided States of America. Deliver us from this evil. I know that I must be … Continue reading “A Prayer for our Country”

Step out of the boat

How have you been feeling lately? Because I think a lot of us are afraid right now. There is, after all, so much to be afraid of. So much uncertainty – economic uncertainty, political uncertainty, health uncertainty. What are our lives going to be like on the other side of this pandemic? On the other … Continue reading “Step out of the boat”

The Tree of Perseverance

This tree is special. Well, okay maybe the tree isn’t special, but the walk I took it on was. (All trees are special, Angie.) I snapped the photo of this tree on a hike. It’s the hike that was significant, because it was my first hike post-heart attack. The hike was hard. It was emotionally … Continue reading “The Tree of Perseverance”

The kingdom of heaven is like…

The Kingdom of Heaven is like… Weeds in a wheat field (damned interlopers) A mustard seed (that grows in my backyard) Yeast hidden in dough (set it aside in a warm spot to rise) One pearl of great value (get it now for the low low cost of everything you own) The Kingdom of Heaven … Continue reading “The kingdom of heaven is like…”