Search Results for "Huber"

  • Sowing Tears

    June 5th, 2011

    THIS year my youngest daughter received for her birthday a kit with all she needed to grow flowers. On a sunny day in June we filled the pot with soil, planted the seeds according to the instructions, and set it on our deck. Over the coming weeks we faithfully watered ...

  • Lighten the Load

    December 30th, 2006

    A man hauling stone excitedly told my dad about a new quad-axle dump truck with aluminum parts that weighed 250 pounds less than his current truck. At first it seemed almost silly to me. What difference is 250 pounds on a 30,000-pound truck? But multiplying the additional load he could ...

  • The Road Home

    August 15th, 2003

    EVERY summer I travel to my childhood home to visit my mother. As I turn down the road leading to her house, I think of the roads my life has taken, many marked by difficult circumstances and decisions I later regretted. I delight in traveling the road that leads home, ...

  • Stepping Off Base

    December 17th, 1999

    Recently I spent an afternoon playing games with my young cousins. Frustrated by a losing streak, the kindergartner suddenly announced his decision to remain on base, where he would be safe. His sister quickly responded with seven-year-old wisdom, "But then you can't get any points!" I chuckled as they wrestled ...

  • Blue Skies?

    January 20th, 2012

    Recently I was driving home into a storm front. But rather than an increasingly overcast sky, I saw a line of dark clouds where the front began. It was as if God had scribbled a line across the sky to mark the beginning of the rain. As I drove toward ...