Archive for July 2021

That Elusive Rhythm of Slow

Driving through Pebble Hill Plantation I saw the road sign that caused me to grind to a halt. “Slow Down. I Mean It!” And Pansy Poe, the owner of this beautiful estate outside my Georgia hometown, had signed her name to give it more authority. Actually, God could have authored that sign as well. I…

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When the Soil is Hard and Your Shovel is Dull

In these lazy, hazy days do you ever find yourself just coasting through life? You know the symptoms – lacking energy or enthusiasm for pursuing new things; feeling jaded or lethargic when you hear others speaking of a new vision or passion. Sometimes you just want to say, “Been there, done that, bought the T-shirt.”…

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Flinging Beauty Far and Wide!

I have never seen a field of sunflowers in Tuscany. And I’ve never been in Texas in the Spring when the fields are covered in Bluebonnets. But recently I saw an outcropping of Purple and Blue Lupines covering the wilderness in Wyoming and their beauty almost made me cry.   One thing I ask from the…

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Too Much Debris Clogging Up Your Life?

He was just an old man people rarely saw. A quiet forest dweller, he lived up in the Alps and was known by his task as “the keeper of the spring.” This mountain man had been hired many years earlier by an Austrian village council to clear away the debris from the pools of water…

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