Archive for October 28th, 2007


I was buying a gift for my wife the other day that needed wrapping. Given the lateness of the hour I had the store clerk wrap the gift. While I was waiting I began noticing the trinkets in this particularly tasteful gift shop. Besides candles and cards there were many personal accouterments. On the counter was a large display of earrings and necklaces. Curious as to which ones might be of a style my wife would like I looked more closely. The present “in” style is for less gaudy with pieces that are or seem to be bits of feather or tooth or something natural. Many, however, had the additional item that was a triangular, dish-shaped bronze or silver colored piece of metal behind the bit of feather. Suddenly, it occurred to me that some of these looked exactly like fishing lures, some even like well tied fly fishing lures. Oh, of course I mused. They are lures, just for bigger fish. I wondered where the hooks were.

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Overflows from the Heart

"But the things that proceed out of the mouth come from the heart…" Matthew 15:18


Pointing to the One who made, saved, and sustains