Pruning Falls

“Behold, I am making all things new.” -Revelation 21:5   Pulling out of the garage into Thursday morning’s rain, I noticed ice on the meadow grass and took this picture. Time to cut the meadow back before winter so it will reseed in spring, I said to myself. Then...

Building Change

Light breezes flowed through the open windows at Trinity Church in Crimora, carrying the scent of cows grazing in pastures beyond the building and graveyard. Last Wednesday evening’s service capped this summer’s mid-week Serenity At Trinity series. Two former churches...

Trust the Path

One morning a few days after last month’s snowstorm, I hopped into our all-wheel-drive Subaru and buckled my seatbelt, off to WriterHouse in Charlottesville. I pointed the car down the mountain road, which had not been plowed. Over night, slushy snowmelt had frozen...

Supermoon Night

Last night, I lay in bed, thinking worrying about the letter I received in the mail this weekend. Jury duty. Two months of calling the jury call-in line early every morning to check if my service would be required. Although it was unlikely I’d serve more than a few...