This Morning in Aurdal Township I saw wonder in blue. It perched to view the world safely from a high wire. Not alone, it was with a group of Bluebirds gathering to migrate. This one may winter in southern Texas. What will those bluebird eyes see? I saw gold beauty this morning in Aurdal Township. [...]
This week is unlike any other in my memory. It seems the world is falling apart. Appalling human behavior produces fear in our hearts, the world as we know it, appears in shambles. Though difficult to acknowledge, evil activities are daily occurrences in our world. We search for something to give us hope. In times [...]
Has your day been hectic? Did you try multi-tasking? How did that go? Does hurtling through your day work well? Our culture promotes a go all the time lifestyle. Does it really work? In 1938 Fredric Wisloff, a pastor, wrote these words, “quietness is strength, hustle and bustle are weakness.” Opposite of what the [...]
Cathedrals When people build cathedrals they use stone, brick, and steel. Some take a long time to build, even decades. When finished, they are beautiful. When God builds a cathedral he uses his word. It happens now. He speaks it into existence. When finished it is magnificent in every detail.
And there was evening, and there was morning—the first day. Genesis 1:5 Evening... And there was evening and there was morning as God created 5 more days. (See Genesis 1:31) Evening and morning…humans have received them each day since those first 6 days. We received them again today: evening and morning. Morning...
Imagine this earth without trees. No trees on any continent, any island, any place on earth. Possible? Perhaps, but would you be willing to do without all of the things that make life easier because there are trees on earth? We humans are tree dependent. Trees provide shelter, cook our meals, provide us with nutrition [...]
Recently we spent 24 hours in another world; a world apart. No space travel was needed, a rocket is not in the budget. It was not a dream, rather complete reality. We were on earth just a few miles from our home. But we were in another world. This world is magnificent in fall. Thousands [...]