The Coming Year

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What will this world bring? What will I make of the coming year? I think the first question is one a victim would ask. It’s saying “I hope not too much crap happens, making my life hell. I feel unsafe … Read More

I Grow In A Garden

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I was planted in fertile ground of good moist nutrient rich soil. I sprouted with hopeful anticipation but got distracted. I saw the others who were planted nearby and thought them better than I. I thought them better, stronger, more … Read More

Little Daily Fears

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Each day I run into my fears. Some are so small I don’t really notice them. But down the road the accumulated damage from these little fears, unnamed, unclaimed and unnoticed, emerge as pain in my soul. The pain is … Read More

en·nui

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/änˈwē/ noun a feeling of listlessness and dissatisfaction arising from a lack of occupation or excitement. “he succumbed to ennui and despair” As I sit here trying to think about what I should jot down here, I’m imagining I’m walking in stiff … Read More

Great Expectations

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As a young boy December was filled with wish books and wild hopes for marvelous things – food, smells, presents and sounds. In the spirit of the season I become frenzied, sugared up and unbearable. After the Christmas events (amid … Read More

My Family Dance

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The interrelatedness of me with my family is a dance. It’s been a Foxtrot done to Tango music. The steps never synced with the beat, or rarely did. The composition of the music we danced by was a secret. Much … Read More

Flow

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I’m drawn to water, especially wild flowing water. I often wonder what draws me to live near water, especially rivers. Rivers move from a source and join other streams, eventually to the great Earth waters. These waters contain their own … Read More

Obedience Issues

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I have issues with the word obedience, especially in relation to God. When I’m told to obey, I rebel. I blanch at the sound of the word obedience or stumble across it in my reading. This hasn’t gone away with … Read More

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