Monthly Archives: November 2014

HL TAURI

HL Tauri is a young star — only about a million years old — and it is spawning planets.   HL Tauri is not very close — about 450 light years away.   We (“We” being mankind) will never make … Continue reading

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VACATION TIME

Sitting in the dark — rather, reclining well I listen to some waves making sounds that waves have made for longer than I’m able to fathom.   I am waiting for the sun to rise and bless my eyes as … Continue reading

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DELIVERANCE

I had been visited by a dark place and I had no choice but to dwell in it prayerfully hoping that I would not dwell there long but feeling doubtful about the efficacy of my God life.   I  lay … Continue reading

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THE SUN IS MUCH OLDER

It is hot beneath the November sun of Florida and I am stretched out beneath it — hot, but not too hot — a just-right hot.   The sun peeks at me through my cap’s visor and I squint back. … Continue reading

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NIGHTLY MARINADE

Every night I try to marinate my mind with many a delicious thought: gratitude for many things and hopefulness for things to come.   Sometimes I am quite successful — at other times I feel I’ve failed to add the … Continue reading

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BUTTERFLIES AND THOUGHT

Long ago — not too long after my time began I started chasing butterflies. I could reach them but could not  grasp them. The fun was not in the acquiring — it was in the pursuing.   And now with … Continue reading

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THE BLESSINGS OF PAPER

Recently a friend wrote about some of her gratitude.   She tells us she remembers participating in the use of outhouses when she was a girl — and she doesn’t use them any more. Praise God! she suggested.   Thinking … Continue reading

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THE LUNAR PATH

The moonlight on the water made a path of ripples that began on the horizon and ended where I stood — on the shore of Long Island Sound.   The moon tugged at my heart — suggested that I do … Continue reading

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THE SUN ROSE TWICE

When the eastern sky began to glow I sat in an adirondack  chair and stared.   At 6:56 the burning sphere could no longer be restrained by shadows.   I had to squint it was so bright but I did not … Continue reading

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