Evergreen One of the best parts of living in the south is that winters are shorter, and an abundance of green plants offer a cheerful respite to the gray days. In much of this country, winter brings leafless trees and a… Read more
God’s Paintbrush As I watch the seasons change, I see the paintbrush of the greatest artist ever known, the Lord, Creator God. He spoke the earth and living creatures into being, created Adam from the dust of the earth, then used his… Read more
Christmas 2021 I am so grateful for each of you who read my blogs and faithfully comment upon them. It is such an encouragement to me. Like Paul wrote to the Philippians, “I thank my God each and every time I remember… Read more
Grace  “He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose.” Jim Elliot If you observe the woods right now, you will see everything slowly turning to shades of cream, gray, brown, and black. It is… Read more
Paved With Gold Some days walking through the forest is magical. Right now, everywhere I look, the pawpaw understory of bright yellow leaves greets me. Some of the leaves are already scattered on the woodland floor, paving it with gold. In other places,… Read more
Pierced Recently while walking in the nature preserve, my friend noticed one of the most unusual phenomena I’ve ever seen. We were heading through a section of land with tall pine trees as well as an understory of deciduous growth, including… Read more