We cannot legislate morality and we cannot pass a bill that stops irresponsibility. But we can work together to be more of a connected, concerned, supportive, accountable, mutually encouraging community.
Today my theme is still the emergence of spring color here in the woods around our home in Wake Forest.
Here’s my scripture for the day. It’s simply a celebration of God’s goodness and faithful love. Sometimes I wonder how I got to be so blessed as to be alive and enjoying such a good life!
Scroll through, enjoy the photographs, and I’ll be back in your feed with some writing Wednesday morning.
God, I’ve heard tell, keeps a cabin in the mountains of North Carolina. Yesterday God must have been out hiking too, because we met right there at the top of Mt. Jefferson.
North Carolina is an amazingly beautiful state, from the Appalachian Mountains, through the Piedmont, the Coastal Region, and to the Outer Banks. Little by little, we’re exploring its wide variety and the phenomenal resource of its natural spaces.
Wake Forest is beautiful to start with, but this week’s addition of a pure coating of lovely crystals made everything picture-postcard perfect. It was the ideal North Carolina snow:
I could write in detail about the exhibits, but – considering how good these images are – it’s going to be more effective just to look
I watched the sun slowly slip over the horizon, and I thought about how beautiful life is, and how important it is to grab hold of these moments when they come along, and how blessed I am to be able to simply rest in the goodness, and to be thankful.
So today I’m grateful to Wake Forest Presbyterian Church for inviting us to live here in The Tar Heel State. And I am grateful to God, not only for encouraging Rebekah to say “yes”, but for so ordering our lives and with such mercy and grace.