Seeing Stars

“The sun has one kind of glory, while the moon and stars each have another kind. And even the stars differ from each other in their glory.”‭‭1 Corinthians‬ ‭15:41‬ ‭ I’m seeing stars. Do you see them, too? These lovely sedums are blooming their hearts out right now. I have six different kinds, and eachContinue reading “Seeing Stars”

Who Knew?

“God created everything through him, and nothing was created except through him.”‭‭John‬ ‭1:3‬ ‭ Look what I found! (You look puzzled. You don’t know what this is?) Interesting. (That’s okay. I didn’t know what it was either, until I looked it up.) It’s a wee patch of Field Bird’s Nest Fungus! Until yesterday I didn’tContinue reading “Who Knew?”

What the Moss Said

“There are many different languages in the world, and every language has meaning.”‭‭1 Corinthians‬ ‭14:10‬ ‭ Yesterday I went for a walk. Just a wee exploration, nothing spectacular or strenuous. And I was kinda amazed by what I overheard. Moss. Talking. (Don’t call your favourite psychologist just yet. I need to clarify what I meanContinue reading “What the Moss Said”

The Poser

“Don’t copy the behavior and customs of this world, but let God transform you into a new person by changing the way you think. Then you will learn to know God’s will for you, which is good and pleasing and perfect.”‭‭Romans‬ ‭12:2‬ Behold, the poser. A lily that is trying its darnedest to be aContinue reading “The Poser”

The Rental

“Don’t be concerned about the outward beauty of fancy hairstyles, expensive jewelry, or beautiful clothes. You should clothe yourselves instead with the beauty that comes from within, the unfading beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is so precious to God.”‭‭1 Peter‬ ‭3:3-4‬ ‭ My mister and I were off. The day was cool,Continue reading “The Rental”

Keeping up with the Joneses (and the Smiths, and the Jacksons, and the Neufelds…)

“Then I observed that most people are motivated to success because they envy their neighbors. But this, too, is meaningless—like chasing the wind.”‭‭Ecclesiastes‬ ‭4:4‬ ‭ Green. As in, the colour of that neighbour’s grass. Also the colour of your complexion as you eye said grass. Or fence. Or landscaping. Or driveway. Then there’s the newContinue reading “Keeping up with the Joneses (and the Smiths, and the Jacksons, and the Neufelds…)”

On Repeat

“So God created human beings in his own image. In the image of God he created them; male and female he created them.”‭‭Genesis‬ ‭1:27‬ ‭ “If I’ve said it once, I’ve said it a thousand times – “ Do you ever repeat yourself? I do. But that may be more a symptom of forgetfulness thanContinue reading “On Repeat”

What a Zoo!

“Then God said, “Let the earth produce every sort of animal, each producing offspring of the same kind—livestock, small animals that scurry along the ground, and wild animals.” And that is what happened.”‭‭Genesis‬ ‭1:24‬ ‭‬‬ It sounds so glib. So easy. But we have tons of trouble cloning a critter, let alone creating one. DesigningContinue reading “What a Zoo!”

A Lesson in Diversity

“Then God said, “Let the land sprout with vegetation—every sort of seed-bearing plant, and trees that grow seed-bearing fruit. These seeds will then produce the kinds of plants and trees from which they came.” And that is what happened.”‭‭Genesis‬ ‭1:11‬ ‭ Now THAT is a green thumb… Imagine. “Let there be petunias!” Bamboo. Oaks andContinue reading “A Lesson in Diversity”