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if ever I become a doctor

If ever I become a doctor, perhaps I will prescribe things like camping, hiking, tree-climbing, mountains, and lakes. Maybe I will give speeches about turning off the television of an evening, any evening, all evenings, and sitting in one’s yard with a fire pit and a dog, maybe a guitar or harmonica, and something refreshing … Continue reading

15 Day Juice Fast: Day 15

I’m finished! Boy, it feels good to type that. Yesterday was the last day of my 15 day juice fast detox. I am sipping a smoothie as I write this. It has 1 cup of berries, 1 banana, and 1 cup of coconut milk in it. Delicious! This was a great detox. I experienced a … Continue reading

it is often the tiniest ideas

It is often the tiniest ideas that can grow into destinies. We walk along in life, looking for massive appeals, waiting for audible voices, hoping for someone to write directions in the sky. Where should we go next? Who should we help? What should our time be spent on? Everyone has an opinion, but often … Continue reading

15 Day Juice Fast: Day 12 & 13

This is my second to last post about this cleanse. Day 12 & 13 were good, but I am ready to be done. One thing I will miss is the deep, uninterrupted sleep that I have when I am doing a detox fast. I will usually feel the effects for a few months after the … Continue reading

we have great joy

We have great joy as we follow Jesus, but we mourn over the brokenness of the world. We see the bold darkness and pray for sovereign light to arrive, for forgiveness and loving kindness to be known everywhere. There is a duplicity to following Jesus, not of purpose, motive, or honesty, but of heart. We … Continue reading

15 Day Juice Fast: Day 10 & 11

Day 10 & 11 were more like the peaceful first week of this fast. I am continuing to drink a lot of filtered water, several fresh juices a day, a couple cups of detox or herbal tea, and sometimes a little broth, for the salt content. My sleep is great. My skin is clear and … Continue reading