I stood before my window. The early spring sunrise was blindingly bright.
I listened to the sounds of the morning. Only two were prominent, the whir of the freezer motor behind me and the constant rhythm of the living room clock.
I considered the human experience and I thought about the impact we have had on God’s serene creation. From the constant noise of Continue reading Window Watching 2
Fresh fruit! The best! Recently, I stopped at a local fruit stand to get some peaches. Off to the side, I noticed several watermelons laying in a wagon of hay. I asked the man if he had any that were seedless. He pointed to the small, dark green ones and I picked out the largest.
Later, at home, my anticipation of the sweet, convenient thrill of SEEDLESS watermelon drew me to the counter. I reached for a large knife and the initial cut made that wonderful popping sound as the Continue reading Seedless Watermelon
Without Pressure from the wind,
a kite never flies.
Without straining for the goal,
runners get no prize.
Without sand to irritate,
a pearl could not grow.
Without effort from the hand,
Continue reading Heavenly Hardships
The hunter raised his rifle and carefully took aim at a large grizzly bear.
“Wait!” shouted the bear. “Let’s talk about this. Can’t we compromise?”
“Compromise?” asked the hunter. “Why should we compromise?” Continue reading The Compromise