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How Faithful

Posted by on Jan 29, 2007 in Blog | 1 comment

How Faithful

I am a nature lover. From childhood, the outdoors have intrigued me. Given a preference, I’d be found sitting atop a ridge in the Smokey Mountains, resting the arms of God. His creation awes me – it takes my breath away and when I’m unable to be a part of it, I grow weary. Within our grasp, is a world prepared especially for us. We are fortunate we have a God who is faithful. How Faithful She rose to her feet and walked to the edge of the cliff. Her hair whipped in the breeze...

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Silence

Posted by on Jan 26, 2007 in Blog, Inspiration | 1 comment

Silence

The trees stretched their arms toward the sky, reaching for sunlight which warmed their leaves. Their branches turn gently with the breath of God which passes over them. Their roots are grounded deep into the earth, providing them the necessary strength to stand firm. The ground is padded with the blanket from the fall past, lining the pathway to solitude with their cushion. The birds rest among the branches and the animals below nestle against the safety of tree’s trunk. The silence of...

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Silence

Posted by on Apr 18, 2006 in Blog, Inspiration | 1 comment

Silence

We recently attended the wedding of our niece in Andrews, NC. Somewhere in the Smokie Mountains, in a part of the Cherokee National Park (or somewhere pretty close), we found the tiny town of Andrews. Primarily, there to host summer campers and whitewater rafters, there was sweet refuge in this little place. Of course, it couldn’t have been located in a more beautiful region and though the green of trees and the flowers had not yet sprouted toward the sun, there was a pleasant silence...

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Pinchin’

Posted by on Feb 13, 2006 in Blog, Inspiration | 1 comment

Pinchin’

Yep, silly as this picture is — there is method behind the maddness. When my son was in high school, he served as a marching band manager. His disablitiy refused to allow him to play an instrument so the band director was wonderful to allow him to be a part of the band as best he could.

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