I slow down as I turn the corner and scan Lake Abby. Something dark floats at the far end. Not a goose. Maybe a mallard. But I can’t be sure. It looks black. I smash forefoot to floor, fly down asphalt, jerk wheel to left, spin gravel in drive, and ram gear into park. When […]
Open up, heavens, and rain, Clouds, pour out buckets of goodness! Loosen up, earth, and bloom salvation; sprout right living. I, God, generate all this. ~Isaiah 45:8 (MSG) Still blooming Sandy Note: You know how I was posting verses from The Romans Project as I memorized them? You guessed it I’ve gotten behind.
Yet these sweet sounds of the early season, And these fair sights of its sunny days, Are only sweet when we fondly listen, And only fair when we fondly gaze. There is no glory in star or blossom, Till looked upon by a loving eye; There is no fragrance in April breezes, Till […]
Lent is the time for trimming the soul and scraping the sludge off a life turned slipshod. Lent is about taking stock of time, even religious time. Lent is about exercising the control that enables us to say no to ourselves so that when life turns hard of its own accord, we have the stamina […]