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The Psalm for the Day

O fear the Lord, you his holy ones,    for those who fear him have no want. The young lions suffer want and hunger,    but those who seek the Lord lack no good thing. Come, O children, listen to … Continue reading

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The Psalm for the Day

It is good to give thanks to the Lord,    to sing praises to your name, O Most High;       to declare your steadfast love in the morning,       and your faithfulness by night,     … Continue reading

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At the Greening

At the greening of the fertile fields this old world rises like wintering geese into the blue heavens as fledglings quietly swim in the pond’s mirror reflection freedom reborn The generations pass`on the rituals last`year’s goslings the seasoned parents of … Continue reading

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Along the Road: Day Eighteen

Along the road there walked a clown a happy man wearing his grease`paint frown making children smile and old women weep his aim delight He juggled balls as if weighty worries deftly tossed & caught without slightest effort his sad … Continue reading

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Along the Road: Day Fourteen

Along the road ran a marathoner her feet barely touching the pavement beneath her mind detached of body a face without pain in her grueling She ran in rain she ran in sun`shine her motive for running was not a … Continue reading

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On Finding Home

Growing up our children lived in a log`house I built out of Montana cedars they thought it home for all those years growing up Growing old we now visit them in homes of their own constructed not of cedar but … Continue reading

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A Song to Sing

“But I trusted in your steadfast love; my heart shall rejoice in your salvation. I will sing to the Lord, because God has dealt bountifully with me.” ~ Psalm 13:5-6 Listen to the song of the field`workers The apple`pickers atop … Continue reading

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There Was a Day: 2016

There was a day in March months after the wild`fire when the scorched` hills broke out green the Columbia River bluer than the sky flowed east`west full to its banks There was a day in July the water so low … Continue reading

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