Trees, A River, and Radical Dependency

[God's people] delight in the law of the LORD, meditating on it and night. They are like trees planted along the riverbank, bearing fruit each season. Their leaves never wither, and they prosper in all they do. --Psalm 1:2,3 (NLT)After warning about the danger of influencers (see Are You Being ... Continue reading


This morning the clouds are heavy, leaden, folded like a carelessly thrown linen tablecloth. The rain falls almost conversationally, as if pouring out a burst of words, pausing to listen, then pouring out another thought or two before pausing again. In the distance is the barely-audible rumbling of ... Continue reading