Dark Devotional: Getting Naked

The trees are getting naked around here. The trees: companions in my neighborhood, definers of the landscape, manifestations of God’s goodness, creativity, and strength. Towering oaks, maples, aspens, birch, all tucked between the pines. These wide-reaching wonders now expose their bark, limbs and brownish cores. Orange-tan leaves that once defined them, now cover the groundContinue reading “Dark Devotional: Getting Naked”

like trees we can trust

Upright is the word of the LORD, and all his works are trustworthy. He loves justice and right; of the kindness of the LORD the earth is full. See, the eyes of the LORD are upon those who fear him, upon those who hope for his kindness, To deliver them from death and preserve themContinue reading “like trees we can trust”


the lacy trees caress the breeze like solemn faces staring into eternity hoping to see, understand what is happening across the gray cloud cover a sudden clear message: time to, must stop cheering, chattering, sobbing over life lost and mission done stand together lean into the new Easter leaves and remember to be family listeningContinue reading “response”