November 27, 2017

The day before Thanksgiving. And all through the house... the sun streams through the windows, and the trees have revealed their skeletal beauty, along with the mountains beyond. Time is precious. I write this from North Carolina's hills, waiting for more family to dri...

November 18, 2017

Lately, I keep running across the word "patience."

Does this ever happen to you? A word or an idea seems to be everywhere - in your reading, in your conversations, in your interactions with other people.

On November 4-5, I helped to lead our annual women's retreat at Gen...

November 11, 2017

Daylight Savings Time is over... finally.  So... it is no longer CDT but now CST.  For me being an early riser, now when I leave the house before 6:00 a.m. it is light again and I can see where I am going.  (We older folks like to operate in the light.)

Here i...

November 4, 2017

Frodo: I wish the Ring had never come to me. I wish none of this had happened.

Gandalf:  So do all who live to see such times, but that is not for them to decide.  All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us.  

JRR Tolkien, The Lord of...

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