Lessons from an Inchworm

I’m standing at the kitchen sink, watching an inchworm “inch” his way up through space. He’s about seven feet off the ground and has about that much more to go until he reaches the nearest branch. I moved away to do another task and came back in a few minutes surprised at his progress. It […]

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Press, follow… persecute?

  How is your “press” going? Are you “pressing?” I’m not talking about removing a wrinkle in your shirt—I’m talking about checking for a possible wrinkle in your life. The Greek word for press is more often translated as “persecute” (24 times–the only thing I can figure is, if you are going to persecute someone, […]

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Success!

Well, for the first time ever, we have grown cantaloupes—just had one tonight for dessert, and it was delicious! I’ve tried before, but they never completely ripened before our sunshine and warm weather gave way to fall. I love living on top of a mountain, but it cuts our growing season by two weeks.  So, […]

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Get up, Bambi—GET UP!

Ah, if you are an expert in “Bambiology,” you will recognize these words as an admonition from Bambi’s father.  Bambi has just been shot while in midair and lands on the other side of the canyon, safe from the hunters but not from the forest fire.  It is imperative that he gets up! Time is […]

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