After watching with concerned interest and persistent care many press conferences and such since Mid March, I became aware that I had enough knowledge and irritation. While taking a break from the public media and messaging challenges, such a decision also offers reprieve from much. A wise person wrote in Proverbs 26:21 “Just as charcoal […]
Prayer for Closeness with God in the Time of Social Distancing Inspired by Jeremiah 23:23-24 God, you are the maker of heaven and earth. You created each and every one of us. There is nothing that you do not see. There is not a thought or feeling that we have that we can hide from […]
The rarest? What is the rarest: bravery in battle, great intelligence, or moral courage? This is not a trick question yet answering it or living it is. Hemingway wrote in A Farewell to Arms in 1929 “Few men are willing to brave the disapproval of their fellows, the censure of their colleagues, the wrath of […]
This time of year remains my favor. Leaves change from their normal color to a blazing change. Various shades of everyday green erupt into gold or orange or wine color red. While I am not completed adept at understating much less explaining the chemistry of this change, I do know how to enjoy and relish […]
The quietness of midnight after a long day with a cup of tea illuminates new insights and hidden treasures. This ends my day. I discovered some years ago an evening prayer by Cardinal Newman. Here it is with some modification: “Thank you for supporting us all the day long, till the shades lengthen and the […]
Pain Now When you become aware of pain in your body, instead of fighting it, ignoring it, shaming it, or numbing it, you might ask yourself, “What if I could learn to welcome what is about my body, right here and now?” Instead of seeing pain as a nuisance, we can pay attention to it, […]
Good morning Today no mourning. You will have life Amid some strife. For with Me You shall see WONDERS!
I am only one, But I am one. I cannot do everything, But I can do something. What I can do, I ought to do. And what I ought to do, By the grace of God, I will do. Dr. Tom Dooley