I dare you to get close enough to listen and learn

This view of Maul-Hall A couple of days ago, taking Max out for a short afternoon walk, I grabbed these two photographs - our house, and then my parents' next door. It's not that I don't already have a hundred good shots of both properties so much as the dramatic effect of a shift in …

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Now I see through a glass, darkly…

 Now we see things imperfectly, like puzzling reflections in a mirror, but then we will see everything with perfect clarity. All that I know now is partial and incomplete, but then I will know everything completely, just as God now knows me completely.Three things will last forever—faith, hope, and love—and the greatest of these is …

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People, food, perspective – #5PhotoFriday

- men's small group meeting at WFPC Wednesday 1. Community is as beautiful thing! Five Photo Friday has to begin with the joy of meeting "live and in-person" with the Wednesday men's group this week. And what a beautiful evening! Traffic noise intruded a little, but it was more than worth it to be actually …

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Rainy Day Perspective…

Today is one of those days where there's a lot to write. I can either prepare three separate posts, or I can summarize via subheadings in the one entry. Okay, here goes. First, I have a short post about rain and perspective. Then, probably this afternoon, I have a few things to share in response …

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Perspective – surgery will do that!

"for I am the Lord who heals you.” - Exodus 15:26 I understand that everyone is talking about the election today.... But I'm here at Wake Med waiting for Rebekah to get out of surgery. Consequently, we both have a helpful dose of perspective that it turns out may well benefit the rest of the …

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North Main – an essay in photographs

  But because of his great love for us, God, who is rich in mercy, made us alive with Christ even when we were dead in transgressions—it is by grace you have been saved. Ephesians 2:4-5 The colors have not yet peaked here in Wake Forest, not quite. But I had a little available time …

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life as constant celebration… and why not?

Praise the Lord! Praise God in his sanctuary;     praise him in his mighty firmament![  Praise him for his mighty deeds;     praise him according to his surpassing greatness!  Praise him with trumpet sound;     praise him with lute and harp!  Praise him with tambourine and dance;     praise him with strings and pipe!  Praise him with clanging cymbals; …

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