Millions of leaves, one “Mr. T.”, two dogs, and few good men

- literally millions of leaves are coming down (and that's just our yard!) “But my servant Caleb — this is a different story. He has a different spirit; he follows me passionately. I’ll bring him into the land that he scouted and his children will inherit it." God - Numbers 14:24 Today's "Five(ish)-Photo-Friday" is a …

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Autumn in Wake Forest, NC: a stroll around North Main Street

His majesty covers the heavens        and his praise fills the earth.His radiance is like the sunlight,        with rays flashing from his hand.        That is the hiding place of his power.Habakkuk 3:3-4 - writer/photographer Derek Maul These photographs are my gift to you all today. Thursday afternoon, fresh off another round of political rhetoric, social angst, unfounded conspiracy theories, …

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Fred Rogers: “God’s revealing evidence is everywhere – if only we would open our eyes.”

The saga continues: There is still a lot to deal with around here that's stressful and more than a bit of a challenge - it just happens to be the nature of life as of late - but God continues to give me so many reasons to be thankful. God's revealing evidence is everywhere. Yesterday …

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Making a Habit of Celebration

At the heart of this spiritual practice we must be prepared to pause every so often, take a deep refreshing breath of attention, and then simply respond to God's goodness with a smile, or a prayer, or a fist-pump, or maybe even a small dance of joy.