Month: July 2022

Anxious for Nothing

God told us “do not fear” or “fear not” 365 times in the Bible. Do you think he knows us? Our bent towards harboring fear that settles in and paralyzes us from enjoying the abundant life he intends for us to live? There is an old towering tree in a clearing where I walk. To […]

Walking Lessons

I mean, how many variations of pictures in the woods can you take? Yet here I am happy to find another buck and doe, a beautiful day lily, and grateful for the breath and strength to climb. Twelve years ago this month we moved into our home. The property came with way too many flower […]

Like a Lily

I couldn’t tell you a day lily plant from goldenrod the first spring we lived here. One would bloom and was welcomed like an old friend. One was relentlessly hunted and picked and discarded preferably before it could bloom. After a decade I can coherently identify many of the plants in the woods. Most days, […]