Monthly Archives: January 2015

Change

It is nearing the end of January and again, I feel as though I am just beginning to explore the theme I chose for the month. Something new…I have tried to not only try new things, but to look at … Continue reading

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cultivation

“The harvest of justice is sown in peace for those who cultivate peace.” James 3:18 When I read that my mind immediately jumped to cultivating. Being a farmer at heart, I imagined a tractor pulling a cultivator and preparing the … Continue reading

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a different view

We went for a ride today—a Sunday drive. I was reminded of short flights we often took in Alaska. On those flights we had no particular destination, we just wanted to enjoy the fall colors, or see the sunset or … Continue reading

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new life

The increasing daylight is energizing. We are almost halfway to the equinox and nature is responding to the light. The swans and snow geese are practicing in formation, awaiting the day they will leave. Buds on the trees are swelling, … Continue reading

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I heard a talk last night about “the muse.” One of the recommendations suggested the importance of changing scenery to evoke the creative spirit. While I love the implication simply because I love change in general, I believe the urge … Continue reading

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preferences

My preferences say much about who I am as a person. They are neither good nor bad, although some attempt to impute moral values into their preferences. (I never eat meat. I always get up early. I only listen to … Continue reading

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art

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. said, “If a person sweeps streets for a living, he should sweep them as Michelangelo painted, as Beethoven composed music, as Shakespeare wrote his plays.” That makes me stop and think. How do I fold … Continue reading

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