Category Archives: Fall

No more dark night

Time to get this deeply moving poem here, written by a young missionary friend of mine (who I met through Perspectives). It gives you a glimpse of what she has suffered, through sharing Christ with those who so desperately need … Continue reading

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Blessed to be a blessing

Yikes, I’ve signed up for yet another email feed! Not sure how often this one updates, but it was recommended by our church plant, and has some really good articles/resources. Plus, it’s all about being missional. For example, an article … Continue reading

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Stand Up

During our small group Bible study last night, my husband’s response to one of the questions (I forget what the question was), was that we should decorate our homes in such a way (subtle, not blatant) that when people enter, … Continue reading

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finishing up Fall

Quick, quick! One more Fall poem before the Christmas things start up! (Would you believe, I’m to begin the Christmas Story for the 3-year olds next Wednesday?! And yes, I’ve switched to the 3-year olds, for my Wednesday morning volunteering.) … Continue reading

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Stop, Listen

There are not enough posts in my blog for the “fall” tag to show up, so here’s another Fall poem: O wild West Wind, thou breath of Autumn’s being, Thou, from whose unseen presence the leaves dead Are driven, like … Continue reading

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“they just pretend”

Ways to celebrate October: get out for an early morning walk/run, have one last ice cream, or perhaps french fries from a Chip Truck, on a warm Fall day, get a haircut, to lessen that cool-weather, fly-away electricity, gather around … Continue reading

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“Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness…”

It seems fitting, after the beautiful photos I found on my morning run, that we should have some poetry. How about a little Keats? Just a little– To Autumn John Keats, 1795 – 1821 Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness, … Continue reading

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Turn from the beaten path

Found some more lines to do with not taking the beaten path… “Morn is the time to act, noon to endure; But, O! if thou wouldst keep thy spirit pure, Turn from the beaten path by worldlings trod, Go forth … Continue reading

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one of my favourite kind of “mines”

It seemed to me that we so rarely pay any attention to poetry, so that’s why I’ve been sharing it so much. Now I’ve just seen that my niece’s son (sounds so much better than “great-nephew”) is learning to write … Continue reading

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Are both roads equally less traveled by?

This idea of taking the road “less traveled by”: do you know where that’s from? Try to remember now, before I tell you the answer… That’s something that seems to “happen” with me, even if I did make the choice. … Continue reading

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