Tag: pets

old structures with new vision

It’s Mother’s Day weekend. And so, given all the classic “take care of mom” options, what would you imagine my wife, Rebekah, would enjoy doing more than anything else on a beautiful North Carolina May Saturday? The answer – of course – is to work in the garden with her new shovel, pull out her…

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God as refuge and home

“The eternal God is your refuge, and underneath are the everlasting arms.” – Deuteronomy 33:27 HOME: One of the benefits of living on a cul-de-sac with a deep-set front yard is that Scout can safely watch me working outside. She either sits on the front stoop, or lies down on the sidewalk, occasionally looking up…

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our dog, the theologian…

here’s something about having a huge, galumphing labradoodle around the house that helps to put everything into perspective. It’s Christmas, so she’s happy. We’re home, so she’s happy. She got nicely groomed, so she’s happy. Another day she badly needs a bath and smells like the garbage, so she’s happy. We’re out on the porch,…

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