The Fruit of your Labor

This summer has been glorious, warm, and filled with fresh produce.  Our backyard garden yielded plenty of  zucchini, yellow summer squash, carrots, green beans, broccoli, spinach and the sweetest corn.  In addition, we’ve filled our freezer with raspberries and strawberries.  Before I moved to the mid-west, I had never really…

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Living a Distracted Life

       I watched these turkeys day after day walking through the yard pecking as they went. Something would move and catch their eye, and away they went after it.       Some days I feel like a turkey, pecking at things. Wandering around aimlessly, going in the direction of anything…

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Salt

“You are the salt of the earth, but if the salt has become tasteless, how can it be made salty again? …”  Matthew 5:13     The August sun blazes from a brilliant blue sky day after day. It has scorched the grass. It is brown and crackles underfoot. My…

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Keep praying

People around the world have been praying for Dr. Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol as they were diagnosed with the Ebola virus and then brought to America for treatments. It filled my heart with joy to hear of their release from the hospital last week! Watching this story unfold has…

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