April 2014 archive

Apr 04

Apart from you I have no good thing

PSALM 16:1-2, 5-6 Keep me safe, O God, for in you I take refuge.  I said to the Lord, “You are my Lord; apart from you I have no good thing…”  Lord, you have assigned me my portion and my cup; you have made my lot secure.  The boundary lines have fallen for me in …

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Apr 01


Around this time of year my grandmother used to search the barren, snow covered trees for the first pussy willows, a sure sign Spring is almost here; once found, she would collect a few in a vase as if they were flowers.  Though she’s been gone over 20 years, I still think of her and …

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