fall

it’s so hard to wait patiently…

It’s Saturday morning, settled in between Thanksgiving and the first Sunday in Advent; our house is still, waiting, and a little expectant. The past couple of days have seen some measurable progress in Rebekah’s recovery, but there’s a long way to go, and she really can’t do anything that she wants to in terms of beginning to prepare […]

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shine… bloom… live

Summer may be over, and the fall colors may still be a few weeks away, but this is still a beautiful time of the year here in Wake Forest. Somehow, despite the constrictions of time and my limitations as a gardener, stuff keeps growing, and the woods and plantings around our home own an indomitable […]

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“coup d’pomme” – Eden, the original power grab

The strength gained from the apple dissolved the potency of God in and through us. The way back to God is through Christ’s self-giving, servant heart – it is by willingly giving away all claims we have to the power, and the knowledge, and the mortality that became ours the instant we identified with Adam and Eve’s apple-coup – and we all do.

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listening to leaves fall

[God] has made known to us the mystery of his will, according to his good pleasure that he set forth in Christ, as a plan for the fullness of time, to gather up all things in him, things in heaven and things on earth. – Ephesians 1:9-10 One of the things I especially like about fall […]

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