John shrugs his shoulders, looks out does best buy honor apple gift cards across our wheat field.
It means "full of grace.
But an act allowed by God?
He's talking about soil temperature and weather forecasts.And still, we look at the fruit and see only the material means to fill our emptiness.That staining of her blood scorches me, but less than the blister of seeing her uncovered, lying there.Surrendered, puzzle Jungle Genesis 100pc, slingshot Puzzles, puzzle Eagles Wings 500pc.In our plain country church on the edge of that hayfield enclosed by an old cedar split-rail fence, once a week on Sunday, my soul's macular holes spontaneously heal.Dad tells us a thousand times the story after dinner, how her eyes were water-clear and without shores, how she held his neck when she hugged him and held on for dear life.His intent, since He bent low and breathed His life into the dust of our lungs, since He kissed us into being, has never been to slyly orchestrate our ruin.Where is God, really?I stroke from that cowlick of his and back, his hair ringed from the line of his cap.Infected by that Eden mouthful, the retina of my soul develops macular holes of blackness.Could a name be any shorter?He finds more feelings.That would be the year I turned four.My brother-in-law, he's just marking time, since Farmer Husband's made a quick run to the hardware store.The lump in my throat burns, this ember.All photos on this page by Esther Havens, Esther Havens Photography.
Adam and Eve are, simply, painfully, ungrateful for what God gave.It's the cornerstone of his movement.He stuffs them into words.I look across farm fields.They fill out reports.Voskamp is a wife and mother who does not grin through the pain but battles to believe that in God is joy, and that there are as many gifts amid the grittiness of life as in the moments of celebration.Mama cries when she strings out the laundry.It will never be enough.