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The Story of the Night Queen Flower

We have an exotic tropical plant in our home called “The Night Queen” (Epyphyllum Oxypetallum), also known as Bethlehem Lily or Cactus Orchid. This plant produces occasional flower buds that take a few weeks to mature and be ready to bloom. One of the fascinating and unique characteristics of this plant is that its flowers bloom at night and wither by early dawn. Earlier this year, this plant brought so much joy into our home…

May 4, 2020

The Rock that is Higher than I

Among the wonders of Utah’s Zion National Park runs the Virgin River, walled in on both sides by thousand-foot red cliffs. Daily, visitors don water boots and trek through this sacred space called The Narrows, sloshing through cold rushing water, splashing from rock to rock, and grasping their walking sticks for balance. The Narrows runs for miles and preaches the grandeur of God.  The sign told us the river was “Very High!” on the day…

April 13, 2020

Look Out Your Window

It’s autumn, which means my house is an art museum and my windows are the portraits. They frame gold and orange leaves delicately attached to knotty branches on the backdrop of a deep blue sky. And then there’s a breath of breeze putting it all in motion. If made by man, spectators would stand in mile-long lines to gape at such sophisticated artistry. But I just complain about all the raking. Romans 1: 19-20 says,…

September 30, 2019