gratitude for a fresh apple

Before supermarkets imported apples from New Zealand and grain from Kansas the harvest produced tremendous joy.  To taste a crisp apple right off the tree or bake bread with grain fresh from the threshing floor led to harvest festivals and feasting.  Yet, the faithful Levitical farmer waited to experience tasty harvest delights.   Leviticus 23:9-14 calls the […]

prayer for a shut-down

Almighty God, Heal our land Forgive us For we have turned from Your paths And we have turned away from each other Come bring wisdom   Remind us that one day all things will be made known Free us from our craven consumerism, greedy idolatry and narrow self-interest Quench the partisan desires for reelection that […]