Monthly Archives: February 2014

Watch for the Yellow Arrow

It’s been more than six months since I walked the Camino de Santiago in northern Spain. The path, even with the help of guidebooks that tell you what to expect is unpredictable .The distance is longer, the hills are steeper … Continue reading

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It’s Still a Finch

Some of our birds migrate. They leave in the fall, which is sad, but come back in the spring, bringing hope that once again winter will be a season and not perpetual. Who of us does not find someone to … Continue reading

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We Need Some Fresh Ideas

I was asked to retrieve some stories from the people who were part of the beginning days of our church; those who had been a part of the fellowship for more than fifty years. One anecdote came to my mind … Continue reading

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O taste and See…

Having prayed through Paul’s prayers in my morning devotions, I was gripped by this phrase in the Amplified Bible “…(That you may really come) to know (practically, through experience for yourselves) the love of Christ, which far surpasses mere knowledge … Continue reading

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Shredding My Data

I have filled three huge lawn bags with shredded paper today. Hidden among the shreds are the details of my life. I could tell you how much my electric bill was in 1980 if I had spared those receipts from … Continue reading

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Walking in the Dark

The natural thing to do when you are walking in the dark is to look down. Maybe you will somehow “pierce the darkness” and be able to avoid that which you would otherwise stumble over. I am remembering an activity … Continue reading

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Silver Lining of Brutal Winter

I paid close attention as I heard unexpected words from my friend, “This has been a wonderful winter.” Those of you who live in southern Wisconsin will understand why I was so taken aback by this comment. I, myself, have … Continue reading

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