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.
For a wonderful selection of poems that celebrate the glory of creation and the extraordinary nature of the ordinary, get a copy of Mary Oliver’s Devotions.
It is difficult to wait for things, like spring. Or for God to bring about justice against wicked schemes.
Four extracts: Wendell Berry’s vital words; Marilyn Chandler on childlikeness; Michael Gerson sees rot in evangelical politics; Tish Harrison Warren on A Rocha.
A Rocha takes God’s word in scripture and creation seriously—please consider supporting its work of caring for the Lord’s earth.
As we grow old, we need someone to walk with us as we enjoy the pleasures and pitfalls of aging.
Even parts of creation that seem unproductive and wasteful, like swamps, are the Lord’s and vital in the orderly planet he made.
Poet Sam Hamer celebrates the loveliness of the North Shore of Lake Superior in Minnesota, a place resplendent with God’s glory.
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.
Two helpful books. One helps us talk Christianly about climate change and the other helps us think Christianly about all of life and culture.