Monthly Archives: August 2013

August Oranges

All little miniature beginnings but all “beautiful in their time,” like the dark green August oranges in the court below.  The fact that they have got thus far into being is more than a promise.  Like all the promises of … Continue reading

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Lesson of the Crab

“I had a beautiful day alone at Pescade, in a fresh little cave that we had never found before.  My sermon was from a little crab perched on a rock below, which matched his light-brown shell exactly.  He was just as alive and just … Continue reading

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Lilias’s Legacy

“It is when the death of winter has done its work that the sun can draw out in each plant its own individuality, and make its existence full and fragrant.  Spiritual growth means something more than the sweeping away of … Continue reading

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Safe Am I

Can you not remember, my sister, as if it were yesterday, the hour your first born child lay in your arms and how your heart glowed with such love and joy that all you suffered in bearing it to life was … Continue reading

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Glimmer of Light

“In the garden there is an African ‘soldanella’ – not a real soldanella – only an African version of the same truth of the wonders that God can do in secret.  A garden border of a kind of thick matted grass, a … Continue reading

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