Compost Pile

“Is it working?” I am usually asked when I talk about our compost pile. Today, I walked down with scraps of potatoes, cucumbers, tomatoes, cantaloupe, and beets and plopped them onto the side of the pile. Each time I pause and look at it, really study the pile and think about the numerous trips I’ve … Continue reading Compost Pile

I shall not want

One of the most famous passages in scripture is found in Psalm 23, a psalm I’ve been mulling over the last couple of years.

These six simple verses are loaded with rich hope and truth for those who call on the Lord.

But to be honest, these verses haven’t always been a source of hope for me. More often than not, I have left the passage frustrated and confused.

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Waiting Well

The arrival of Christmas marks the end of the Advent season: the season which reminds the Christian that just as people waited for the Messiah to appear, we are still waiting for our Messiah to return. Waiting isn’t easy. When results don’t happen in a timely manner, exposed self-righteousness results in toddler-tantrums declaring life isn’t … Continue reading Waiting Well

Rain

I recently returned home to Nebraska after a few weeks away for a singing gig and the weather greeted me with rain. Lots and lots of rain. My drive back mainly consisted of farmland and I think that’s why when it rained for so long, I thought of Matthew 5:45, where Jesus says: …For He … Continue reading Rain