The Mud

A Son to the Rescue

The long-anticipated departure date was finally here. We had packed our travel trailer, hitched it to our tow vehicle, and by late morning we were finally on the road. Our destination? Ultimately we were headed to California for my mother-in-law's burial service; a...

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Too Big Trees and Shrubs

Trees and shrubs were getting too big at the roadside. Vision was getting very limited coming out from the Farm onto the main road. Drastic measures were needed to remedy the problem. Every obstacle had to be removed before an accident would happen. So, with hand saw...

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"People can never predict when hard times might come. Like fish in a net or birds in a trap, people are caught by sudden tragedy."(Ecclesiastes 9:12 NLT) My friend sat in her living room and watched as a small Downy Woodpecker flew towards the netting that she had put...

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Roll in the Dirt

One hot summer day, I watched our Blue Healer, Rocky, stroll across the field and walk into the neighbor’s pond. He looked rather handsome with the sun behind him as he emerged from the refreshing water. As is typical of wet dogs, he shook himself, starting at his...

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The Spoon

"But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus, his Son, purifies us from every sin." (1 John 1:7-9 NIV)|"Jesus answered, 'I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except...

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By Uriah’s Wife

"David said to Nathan, 'I have sinned against the Lord.' And Nathan said to David, 'The Lord also has put away your sin; you shall not die. Nevertheless, because by this deed you have utterly scorned the Lord, the child who is born to you shall die.'" (2 Samuel...

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