Monthly Archives: September 2012

In the Whirlwind

When God began to watch the whirling storm And saw beyond the empty darkened void, God spoke!  And starry dust began to form A world, which filled with life to be enjoyed. God’s hand enclosed a lump of earth’s new … Continue reading

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Watermelon Pickles and Sacred Memories

I arrived in time for supper, late that Wisconsin afternoon.  Auntie Esther asked me to go get a jar of pickles from the root cellar.  Flipping on the light down there, I saw the ribbon of color across the walls … Continue reading

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Fall Haiku

The year grows older. Daylight weakens, sun grows cold. Soon we fall asleep.

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Renewing the Raspberries

“Why are you cutting down your raspberry bushes?  They look nice the way they are!” my neighbor asked.  “Won’t that hurt them?” My raspberry bushes, once established, have been thriving year after year, producing luscious fruit in season.  Those large … Continue reading

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