Category Archives: hope

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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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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Endless Expansion

There is a wonderful sense of expansion – endless expansion – about our love for those who are gone, as if it had escaped earthly fettering.  The pain of the parting is just the rending of the sheath, as it … Continue reading

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Not Bound to Repeat

If it were only a matter of asking Him to repeat the miracles of the past, faith would have plenty of room.  But He is not bound to reproduce.  He is the Creator – have we ever let our hearts and … Continue reading

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