I Want More (and You Do Too)


It was C.S. Lewis who famously observed, “We are half-hearted creatures, fooling about with drink and sex and ambition when infinite joy is offered us, like an ignorant child who wants to go on making mud pies in a slum because he cannot imagine what is meant by the offer of a holiday at the sea.  We are far too … Read More

Gardening and Godliness


About this time last year, my husband and I were getting ready to move into the first house we’d ever purchased.  Our energy was spent completing the renovations needed to make the house move-in ready.  With our focus on the inside of the house, we didn’t pay much attention to the exterior.  From what remains of garden beds, flower beds, … Read More

Take Cover

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When Adam and Eve sinned in the Garden of Eden, their first instinct was to hide.  Their reaction is fascinating considering sin was a new phenomenon and they had no conditioning that linked it with shame.  Nevertheless, after eating fruit from the forbidden tree, the couple realized their nakedness – of which they had been previously unashamed – and covered … Read More