Posts From the monthly archives: "July 2016"

When you reap the harvest of your land, do not reap to the very edges of your field or gather the gleanings of your harvest. Leave them for the poor and for the foreigner residing among you…(Leviticus 23:22) I have found a new source of daily inspiration. It is within the margins of…(Read More)

“You are my friends if you do as I command.” On banners, needlepoint, or bulletin boards, I saw this verse (John 15:14) in a number of the Cuban Quaker churches I visited with the FUM General Board. This particular banner hangs in the sanctuary at Holguin. Friendship and warmth seemed to be a hallmark…(Read More)

For the beauty of the earth, for the glory of the skies, for the love which from our birth, over and around us lies; Lord of all, to thee we raise this, our hymn of grateful praise.   1. To the south of my parents’ house, past the “seasonal access only” sign, lies a big…(Read More)