Gary Lee and the Summer BBQ

Gary Lee and the Summer BBQ

Then he said to me, “Write: ‘Blessed are those who are called to the marriage supper of the Lamb!’” And he said to me, “These are the true sayings of God.” Revelation 19:9 Summertime has a way of bringing back good memories of growing up on our small farm in the Midwest. As summer began, […]

Wren in a Box

Wren in a Box

But ask the animals, and they will teach you, or the birds in the sky, and they will tell you; or speak to the earth, and it will teach you, or let the fish in the sea inform you. Which of all these does not know that the hand of the LORD has done this? […]

Of Geese and Goslings

Of Geese and Goslings

Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from it. Proverbs 22:6 Springtime holds sights which can only be experienced for a few weeks each year. Young ones are starting to venture out from their safe hiding places to discover a great big world […]

Otters

Otters

You open Your hand and satisfy the desire of every living thing. Psalm 145:16 Perhaps it is because I rarely see river otters that I enjoy watching them so much. That, along with their unusual but almost constant chortling and purring grunts make them delightful entertainment as I spend a day on the water. The […]

Veteran’s Fishing Day 2017

Veteran’s Fishing Day 2017

Like cold water to a weary soul is good news from a distant land.  Proverbs 25:25 (NIV) James, a veteran of the Korean War era, attended our annual Veteran’s Fishing Day this year. James wears a nearly constant smile, and we hit it off right away. After a bumpy wheelchair ride over the stony path […]

The Recyclers II

The Recyclers II

All go to one place: all are from the dust, and all return to dust. Ecclesiastes 3:20 Each spring a bit of a unique sight occurs for a short time around the forests and meadows where I live, especially if there are some old leaves from last fall still visible on the ground. Earthworms come […]

Red Squirrel

Red Squirrel

Then God saw everything that He had made, and indeed it was very good. So the evening and the morning were the sixth day. Genesis 1:31 In the mountains where I live, we have only one species of tree squirrel. I’ve seen them in different hues of red, and their underside can range from orange […]