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Spiritual Continua

June 22, 2020


How are you doing spiritually?  I don’t mean have you read your Bible and prayed today.  Those are important spiritual disciplines, but they aren’t ends in themselves.   This isn’t a question about how you are doing at pursuing holiness, though that is also a great spiritual pursuit.  What I want to know is, “How are […]

How Do You Choose to Look at It?

January 4, 2020


It feels like we have actually turned a corner this time.  Yesterday felt like a first day of normalcy.  Apart from my hearing aid not working properly, we had no health crises.  As a result of the aforementioned hearing aid problem, I can’t say it was a day when we didn’t go to any health […]

Someone to Help You Paddle

June 12, 2019


Now we’re in the boat in two by two’s, only the heart that we have as a tool we can use.  Emily Saliers, The Wood Song I was in Barnes and Noble over the weekend and happened upon a book, Make Your Bed, Little Things That Can Change Your Life…And Maybe the World by Admiral […]

Pete The Cat Meets the Little Drummer Boy

December 23, 2018


Christmas is the day after tomorrow.  Today I find myself in the enviable if somewhat unusual position of having nothing on my plate for which the failure to accomplish it would have a bad result.  (Thank you, Lord, for an actual sabbath rest[1]).  I plan to watch a football game, but thought I should also […]

Rose Tint

August 8, 2017


Rose tints my world and keeps me safe from the trouble and pain.[1]  Columbia Something’s lost and something’s gained in living every day.  Joni Mitchell I played in a number of bands.  In the longest running of those bands, I was the third best lead vocalist.  I sang about 60% of the lead vocals.  The […]