The Three Questions
Feb 26, 2010 by Nancy Buschart | 1 Comments
Like the birth of a baby or the opening of a rose, the birth of the true self takes place in God’s time.
“Like the opening of a rose”
It is February and my roses are a memory and a promise. But, I have an old tropical hibiscus plant that I move in and out of the house according ... [More]
Aug 31, 2009 by Nancy Buschart | 0 Comments
April in August! Evidence of April arrives in my garden in August every year. It’s easy to miss it. And missing it means we miss something important for our soul.
In August, when my garden is a riot of color and in its richest maturity of the summer, April peeks through. The tender and ... [More]
Aug 07, 2009 by Nancy Buschart | 2 Comments
I’ve been thinking lately about sin. Yes, I know. Not a topic we like to ponder. But, stay with me for a moment.
My backyard is shaded by my neighbor’s giant cottonwood trees. There are five or six of them lining the fence we share and the leaves sing in the breeze, shade my yard, and ... [More]
Jul 27, 2009 by Nancy Buschart | 0 Comments
A midnight adventure took us down the path to the lake. Big Bertha, the huge flashlight we keep for power outages, led the way. The night was clear but the path was dark; stumbling was probable. The idea of encountering a skunk or bear, whose natural realm is the night, lingered.
The goal of our ... [More]
Jul 09, 2009 by Nancy Buschart | 0 Comments
Four or five LBJs have frustrated me today. LBJ – Little Brown Job – is a term birders use when they can’t put a name to a face. Although I’ve been watching our feathered friends since I was six years old, I still see more LBJs, birds whose names elude me, than ... [More]