the digs

we moved into detroit four months ago.  my house is where i find myself most days and looking around, i thought of all of you lovely friends that may be curious about what the place looks like… so come on in. these photos are just some odds and ends you’ll find inside our doors.  as

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proving wisdom right

Jesus didn’t go to the cross so that we wouldn’t have to. He went to the cross so that we would join him there, die and experience new life. – Dallas Willard I can’t do everything that needs to be done. I am worried and upset over many things and I could chose better. I

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perennial rye

i’m standing out in front of our new house and i’ve forgotten the nozzle again.  my thumb is trying its best to push water this way and that, attempting to reach the farthest corners of grass seed i’ve sown. if you are looking at me from any distance, i’m watering dirt.  i’m standing there making

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another brand new

i’m sitting outside in the morning.  it’s peaceful right now.  there is time to breathe and the new air of the day is again fresh for beginnings. this weekend was slower than the one before it, but the grinds are turning and the wheels that need oil are starting to roll.  another week to get

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love labors

from the two bedrooms, high up on the second floor of this one hundred year old house, those pink streaked white petals dance just beyond the windows. “these windows are a big negative.” our inspector is doing his job.  he’s giving me the bad news.  three hours of bad news. down in the basement, very

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