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Confessions of the Tarred and Graveled

“Be hospitable to one another without complaint. As each one has received a special gift, employ it in serving one another as good stewards of the manifold grace of God.” 1 Peter 4:9 NASB I went to bed unsettled last … Continue reading

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Bouquet

Maybe it’s because she’s a sucker for flowering roadside weeds, but she thinks to herself that what she just witnessed was a few seconds of life distilled into its most hopeful, most essential. At 60 mph, she just saw an … Continue reading

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Marine Layer

There are those parenting moments, even on vacation, maybe especially on vacation, when you look down at your children and you seem to be without hope for their character, their well-being, even their souls. They will never stop bickering or … Continue reading

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Summer of

This was a summer of green herons nesting in the willow next door of tart cherries–five pounds picked by six- and eight- year-old hands of grooming and trotting with Cosmo and Malachi and rocking and cooing with Cora and Phoenix … Continue reading

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