Keep yourself free from idols

1 p.m. Tuesday June 28, 2022. 75F/24C. The sweet gum tree really does have the sweetest aroma underneath. Deep breathing under its branches is a daily practice now. Its fruit is still green and swings on the branches up high. The aroma is very mild. As the meadow turns dry, a different species of bugsContinue reading “Keep yourself free from idols”

He is a God like no other

10:30 a.m. Sunday June 26, 2022. 82F/28C. After a tumultuous night of moving shadows and calls to prayer and vigilance, the sun rose over the eastern ridge and poured its light into the hollow. The whip-poor-will ended its all night song. Through a screen window in a cabin, a small circle of bare branches allowedContinue reading “He is a God like no other”

God does as God pleases to do

12:30 p.m. Friday June 24, 2022. 89F/32C. Despite the intense heat out in the sun, no horseflies are attacking the arms or legs. Bees are quite making up for them by buzzing nonstop. They seem to love producing a great commotion just before the ears. Perspiration begins to bead up on the forehead and makeContinue reading “God does as God pleases to do”

Many questions

Noon Monday June 20, 2022. 83F/28C. ARGH! It doesn’t take much walking to feel the sun bearing down. A garden check will be done quickly. Flowers of gold, brown and white are blooming in all directions. Scratchy weeds brush against bare ankles. Those scratches feel like tomorrow’s nonstop itch. A thick squash blossom is inspectedContinue reading “Many questions”

Draw near to God and he will draw near to you

2 p.m. Sunday June 19, 2022. 95F/35C. 77F and shady indoors. The trip to town was peaceful. This being tourist season, the streets were well-populated with roaming pedestrians, RV’s and motorcycles. Locals all avoided the tourist zones, and took well-traveled side streets in their pickup trucks and vans. Roadside stands boasted of fresh blueberries andContinue reading “Draw near to God and he will draw near to you”

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