A Light that Never Dims

Light is often used as a metaphor for wisdom or enlightenment. But let’s be honest, there’s light and then there’s light. Consider how it affected the Israelites as they traveled through the desert. Wherever they went, two sources of light were always available: natural (coming from the sun and moon) and artificial (derived from fires). […]

The Look of Love

I love my garden, I really do. You might question my affection, though, if you watched me work in it. Spring surges with growth, but that’s when I prune and thin with ruthless abandon. Sometimes I seem to erase the plants’ entire forward progress. They would grow, flower, and produce fruit whether or not I […]