How to kill a plant

There are basically two ways to kill a plant. One is to whack it. Fundamentally, whacking is intentionally (even unintentionally) doing something TO a plant. Whacking comes in various forms. I have been known to be a little careless with the string trimmer or even the...

He likes me — but He doesn’t need me

John 15, verses 1-8, records an incredibly clear but also challenging word picture from Jesus. The section is labeled “The Vine and the Branches” in many Bibles. I love all eight verses but there is one phrase in verse 5 that is consistently on my mind: ...

Su Signo sobre mi es Amor

Juan nos dice: -El que ama conoce a Dios porque Dios es amor, el que no ama no conoce a Dios.-.  La palabra “conoce”  se refiere a una experiencia personal con Dios. Por ejemplo: las personas a veces no están conscientes que deben amar su vida, pero que de repente...

My battle with the wild blackberry vines

I took on the neighbor’s wild blackberry vines – and almost lost the battle. Our house is backed up to a green space, a swampy conservation area full of trees, land that thankfully will never be developed into homes. But as beautiful as that area is, it has a mind of...
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