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Daily Distractions

Two weeks ago, work finally slowed down and I have enjoyed several days off. The first several days I was battling a bad cold and so it was nice to have most of the week off and time to rest … Continue reading

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Exhort One Another

Peter gave himself up for lost, and shed big tears; but his sobs were overheard by some friendly sparrows, who flew to him in great excitement and implored him to exert himself. ~ The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix … Continue reading

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Long Days and Short Nights

Last night I stepped outside and faced the wind. It had been another long day of work followed by weeding in the garden, helping with the goats and working outside until dusk. Night was falling when I finally stepped out … Continue reading

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Scars

As I carry the mail to rural residents in the Texas Panhandle, I spend several hours in my car traveling many miles on countless dirt and county roads. While I travel, I enjoy listening to Christian radio stations and I … Continue reading

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What to Do When Nothing Blooms

There it was – swaying in the cold wind that came whipping around the house – a single bloom. Today is the first of May and usually by now my iris blooms have begun to fade and make way for other spring … Continue reading

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Stumbling in the Dark

Yesterday I stepped out into the grey moonlight and watched as my passing cast a shadow in the pale light. There is a silent beauty in moonlight that is peaceful and calming, and the moonlit mornings of the past few days have been a welcome … Continue reading

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Digging Out

Monday morning the wind was howling and snow was swirling when I pulled out onto the icy county road and headed to the Plainview Post Office. Snow was piling up on the roads but few snowplows were running due to … Continue reading

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