Once each year, Shepherd’s Harvest Festival brings me an opportunity to slow down and relish the glory of God’s earth and human creativity. The eggrolls on a stick make the day complete.
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Three extracts from my reading: On trivialization of faith; on caring for the earth which is the Lord’s; and on when entertainment shapes life.
Raising backyard chickens brings wonder and patience, but not necessarily eggs.
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Even parts of creation that seem unproductive and wasteful, like swamps, are the Lord’s and vital in the orderly planet he made.
A sermon Denis preached about how the world is broken, and we are fallen, but God is doing a new, life-giving thing and has given us credible reasons for hope.
Feeding the wild birds meets my needs as I meet theirs. And I discovered a new insight about being hospitable to them during the pandemic.