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The Lord is not a shepherd

A sermon preached at St. Joseph’s Episcopal Church in Durham, N.C., on April 26, 2015. John 10:11-18 Psalm 23 I was determined that I was not going to stand up here and talk about sheep, but in thinking about today’s … Continue reading

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The thicket

One afternoon in early fall, a couple of years ago, I walked out over a piece of land I had thought about buying. A two-story house had once faced the road, and a barn had sat somewhere behind it, and … Continue reading

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Ordinary miracles

Saturday afternoon my daughter and I volunteered on a local farm tour, at a farm where the two main attractions are goats and pickles. I’ve got a cabinetful of pickles at home, but no goats, and I figured even if … Continue reading

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Hobby farming

If part-time farmers want to be taken seriously, they have to take themselves seriously. It starts with a word.

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