I just love thunder.

It started with a low distant rumble. Thunder rippled across the entire sky. This went on for a while. Then the rain came. Lots of rain. Louder thunder. What a great reminder of God’s power. That massive strength! The clash of powerful thunderclaps and countless big raindrops hitting our skylight – no one but God […]

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The swirling mix of seasons

God created seasons – both in our lives and for the planet. Five months ago, we were in the depths of winter and a seemingly hopeless phase of the pandemic. Now, as suburban Denver is the greenest I’ve ever seen and people are starting to publicly gather again, there seems to be a rising sense […]

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Dependence is a dance.

And I’m not a very good dancer. You see, I have no rhythm. Moving my body to the music doesn’t work very well. The photo features me and my daughter at a daddy-daughter dance several years ago. (She’s in college now.) I felt bad for her that her dad was not the best dancer at […]

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It works in the background

Most of us are driven. There’s so much to get done and so little time to apply toward cutting down our never-ending lists. We’re all different when it comes to a sense of duty – some of us are strongly motivated to please our superiors and friends. Others are less driven. But wherever you fall […]

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Be gentle

I bought a Parker pen in the 1970s. At the time, the orange, black and gold version of that pen was the most popular product Parker sold. The design echoes their Doufold fountain pen of the 1920s. And that in turn is very similar to older pens that were common way before that. I rediscovered […]

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