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New Addition: Paperbark Maple

I love it when a plant is described as a “solution.” But that’s not what led me to select and plant Acer griseum, commonly called a paperbark maple due to its distinguising feature of peeling bark. 499 more words


Burning Bush

I encountered this stand of Indian Paintbrush growing right in the middle of a Rabbit Bush, out in my favorite forest camp on the Coconino Plateau in Northern Arizona. 820 more words


Exodus 3: "Out of the Desert, Into the Fire"

Desmond Tutu once said, “I’m not optimistic, no.  I’m quite different.  I’m hopeful.  I’m a prisoner of hope.”  These words rattled in my head as I heard the devastating news this week.  3,108 more words

Old Testament

A Prickly Bush

I have a hard time relating to Moses; I am awe struck at his faith, wavering and flawed as it may be. God used him in large, scary, and obvious ways. 588 more words



“Now after John was arrested, Jesus came into Galilee, preaching the gospel of God, and saying, ‘The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand; repent, and believe in the gospel.’” … 1,280 more words

Burning Bush

Burning bushes

When Moses saw a bush up in flames—burning without burning up—he was in awe. It was just a piece of shrubbery, a plain, otherwise unnoticeable bunch of twigs. 182 more words