Category Archives: Revival

The Singing Tree

Far in the mountains, way up real high Where the soil turns hard as stone, Where cold grey meets the blue of the sky A strong and rare tree had grown. The roots drew deep, despite the tough ground Through … Continue reading

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Go Home

Why do you wander so aimlessly, My soul, far away from home? Have you been evicted shamelessly By lies … and were made to roam? Your walls, your dignity, once were strong Now broken, and occupied By worries and fears … Continue reading

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Attachments

There is one question I am repeatedly asked at church and other places, “It’s been five years since you have adopted. Are things easier now?” Many times I give the short answer and nod my head. The fact is that … Continue reading

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Dying toward Life

The maple seed it twirls around On wings of snowy gusts Up over roofs it spins about Goes where the wind it thrusts. Its journey-end I cannot see Nor grasp where it will lie. It knows that new life comes … Continue reading

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Hitting a Wall

(Some of you have asked for an up-date on our house situation … Here it goes!) Since April this year, we have been dealing with (according to our insurance) a “catastrophic claim”. Last year’s ice and snow caused our roof … Continue reading

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At the End of the Day

What do I own at the end of the day, When the sun goes down on my old, pale frame? What do I own in this world so vast? My house? My car? The wealth I amassed? What do I … Continue reading

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Friday Freedom-Find

One of my sons came home for a long weekend from college. We headed into the woods for a walk with the dog.¬†When we came around a corner we saw this tree which I had never seen before. It made … Continue reading

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