Thursday, September 30, 2010


Dark are the branches
Reaching for light
High is the path of
The hawk in its flight
Turning and gliding
Greeting the night
Why do we hunger
For beauty so right
Why do we hunger for beauty

Music and Lyric by Jim Croegaert, Why Do We Hunger for Beauty, sung by Steve Bell

Thursday, September 09, 2010


falling leaves
hide the path
so quietly

John Bailey

Wednesday, September 08, 2010


When you stop expecting people to be perfect, you can like them for who they are.

Donald Miller

Tuesday, September 07, 2010


I can no more understand the totality of God than the pancake I made for breakfast understands the complexity of me.

Donald Miller

Monday, September 06, 2010


Worry often gives a small thing a big shadow.


Sunday, September 05, 2010


God spoke: "Lights! Come out! Shine in Heaven's sky! Separate Day from Night. Mark seasons and days and years, Lights in Heaven's sky to give light to Earth." And there it was.

Genesis 1:14, The Message

Saturday, September 04, 2010


If you grow a healthy tree, you'll pick healthy fruit. If you grow a diseased tree, you'll pick worm-eaten fruit. The fruit tells you about the tree.

Matthew 12:33, The Message

Friday, September 03, 2010


To make a prairie it takes a clover and one bee, One clover, and a bee, And revery. The revery alone will do, If bees are few.

Emily Dickinson

Thursday, September 02, 2010


The moment one gives close attention to any thing, even a blade of grass it becomes a mysterious, awesome, indescribably magnificent world in itself.

Henry Miller

Wednesday, September 01, 2010


A life devoted to things is a dead life, a stump; a God-shaped life is a flourishing tree.

Proverbs 11:28, The Message