Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Let temporal things be in the use, eternal things in the desire. Thou canst not be satisfied with any temporal good, for thou wast not created for the enjoyment of these. Thomas Kempis I’m contemplating what to write about this morning and grab a quote from my nighttime reading to ruminate on. I consider the

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Every journey to something is a journey away from something, Matthew Kelly It pops up, as a reminder: four years ago today was the last Friday I spent in the office before we retired and repatriated to Canada. It seems like a lifetime ago. I wrote, at the time, of my desire to “live one

Monday, January 29, 2018

It comes the very moment you wake up each morning. All your wishes and hopes [and fears] for the day rush at you like wild animals. And the first job each morning consists simply in shoving them all back; in listening to that other voice, taking that other point of view, letting that other larger,

Sunday, January 28, 2018

There are years that ask questions and years that answer. Zora Neale Hurston, Their Eyes Were Watching God I came across these words this morning and they stopped me. Last year was, for me, a year of unexpected answers and richness, yet from where I stood at the beginning I had no inkling of what