This Quiet Delight

This quiet delight:The first day of fall in central Minnesota,Sweatshirt weather calling us outside for a stroll. Moss and dropped needles soften the pathBetween straight tall pines and white birch trunks.Aspen leaves rustle as trunks and branches sway in sudden breezes,The music of nature’s breath, so similar to melody of a mountain stream. Low bushes… Read More

Bible Doodle: Psalm 1:1-2

How well God must like you— you don’t walk in the ruts of those blind-as-bats, you don’t stand with the good-for-nothings, you don’t take your seat among the know-it-alls. Instead you thrill to God’s Word, you chew on Scripture day and night. Psalm 1:1-2, MSG What delight comes to the one who follows God’s ways!… Read More

Leave Frustration Behind

Are frustrations eating away at your productivity?  It happens to the best of us. We have a four-hour window to achieve something, and it doesn’t work out: you don’t have the right supplies, you get interrupted repeatedly, someone needs your attention… Some days you just have to throw the towel in the ring and give… Read More

God breathes

God breathes our spirit into us, and our spirit is eternal. The only question is where will it spend eternity? As our spirit encounters life, we form a soul—character, personality, emotions, will, mind, and so on. These structures we erect of heart and mind, character and personality, are what we call the soul. In some… Read More