A Gracious Rain

Heavy clouds have come up over the charcoal bay. Their ominous, rotund shapes are forming on the horizon, reaching immeasurably high above the choppy waters. Sea birds skirt the shoreline …

Work Hard Play Hard

I come to this page like a school girl, timid and reticent, not because she is shy, but because she has been caught skipping class. With a head bowed in …

A New Year’s Proclamation

I was taught to close each and every prayer ever said, with the words, “in the name of Jesus”. Perhaps I thought of it like a special incantation that made …

Waiting on the Moon

I went to to see the light. I went to see the biggest, brightest full moon of my lifetime. So I went early, not to miss it’s earliest ascent over …

I Know A Song

“If I know a song of Africa, of the giraffe and the African new moon lying on her back, of the plow in the fields and the sweaty faces of …

Come

“Come to me all you who are weary and heavy laden, and I will give you rest. 
Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle …

Breathe

Today begins Sabbatical. I mostly thought it was for Milton, as he drove off for quiet retreat, reflection, and rest. Which leaves me with the same. So, as I think …

Twilight

If you are neither a French major nor a morning person, you are going to have to bear with me. But if you are, then you will love, like I …

Loneliness – A Catalyst for Change

This Spring, two major studies were released on the subject of loneliness and the tangible impact it has on our society. I wrote the following article for a secular magazine, …

Time

There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens:     a time to be born and a time to die, a time to plant and …