Category Archives: The Writings

Unfaithful

Hosea 4:12 “A spirit of prostitution leads them astray; they are unfaithful to their God.”   It’s cool today, with clouds overhead.  Late fall brings a stillness that can’t be ignored.  It’s like it’s so unique to the season cycle that it screams … Continue reading

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The Old Farmer

Quiet , the old farmer rises.  That narrow planked floor creaks wide and bends low as he reaches for those old, worn out overalls.  There was a lot to do today.  The land had finally been released from its frozen … Continue reading

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Dry, Forgetful, Remembering

Isaiah 58:11  “The LORD will guide you always; he will satisfy your needs in a sun-scorched land and will strengthen your frame. You will be like a well-watered garden, like a spring whose waters never fail.” The earth is dry … Continue reading

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Seeing The Giver

If I quiet myself long enough, I can hear the heal strike and toes dance off the pavement.  Heart pounds after a half mile or so and my body and mind finally start to get into a rhythm. I loved … Continue reading

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Sleeping Bag

  When I was a little boy, no more than seven, my Dad would play a game with me.  The purpose was for me to be completely blind; for me not to know what was inches before my eyes and … Continue reading

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But Not Today…

There she was, pulled hard from all she knew.  Eyes closed, mouth unevenly stretched wide and tongue curled with all her strength.  Her eyes were locked tight, almost as if she was protecting herself.  As if she was fearful of … Continue reading

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Like Each Dancing Breath

James 4:14 How do you know what your life will be like tomorrow? Your life is like the morning fog—it’s here a little while, then it’s gone.   It was a cool, crisp, early mountain morning. The rich, deep smell … Continue reading

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Seeing Innocence

Really? See innocence? When your boss explodes at you once again?  When the woman at the checkout lane sneers at you as you pull your checkbook out instead of a debit card? Really? As your spouse throws accusations, pushing a … Continue reading

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P.Q.R.S.T

Every time your heart beats, there’s a specific, mathematical pattern that takes place. P.Q.R.S.T Five stages, that when orchestrated in that specific pattern, sustain life your life.  The blood pumps.  The P starts it all off in the upper right … Continue reading

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Those People

Pride… It’s like wearing shoes that are too big.  You may think they fit…but they don’t.  Others may encourage us to keep wearing them. They sure look nice. Daddy’s fancy shoes make us feel pretty grown-up…pretty special. But we can’t … Continue reading

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