Monthly Archives: July 2011

Weeds in the Garden

We have quite a large vegetable garden. Keeping the local herd of  whitetail deer out is no small challenge, especially late in the summer when  they seem to have insatiable appetites as they start fattening up for the fall  and … Continue reading

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Learning to Live In Grace

I am reading a very moving autobiography by Joe White entitled Bury  Me In Montana. It’s especially intriguing because many of the events took  place in Northwest Montana and some of the names are familiar ones to us, though  we … Continue reading

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Open and Closed Doors

One of our neighbors, for a retirement gift, gave us a  beautiful wrought-iron hanging flower basket along with a plaque that reads:  “WHEN GOD CLOSES ONE DOOR–HE WILL OPEN ANOTHER.”  As we  leave the full-time pastorate of a little rural … Continue reading

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The Balance of Freedom

  Have you ever read (or heard read) the entire “Declaration of  Independence”?  We attended a Sunday service yesterday at Elohim Bible Camp  and Retreat Center and people shared various stories or poems regarding freedom  and our independence as a … Continue reading

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