Monday, December 4, 2017

It is well, it is well, with my soul. ~ Horatio G. Spafford, It Is Well With My Soul One of my favourite things at this time of year is the music programs airing on PBS. Late yesterday afternoon, Gerry happened upon a Celtic Woman special and, by the light of the non-traditional tree, we

Monday, November 27, 2017

It was a morning like other mornings and yet perfect among mornings. ~ John Steinbeck, The Pearl Monday. Begin again. Peace this morning after a restful night’s sleep. Thank you. Some days you’re the window; some days you’re the big. Some days you feel like the bug’s guts when you come to the end of

Saturday, November 25, 2017

Light Light The visible reminder of Invisible Light.” ~ T.S. Eliot Yesterday, in keeping with the tradition for the day after Thanksgiving that I picked up during our tenure living in the U.S., I decorated for Christmas. It looks a bit different this year: just two simple non-traditional trees—one in the living room, the other

Sunday, November 12, 2017

Rest and be thankful. ~ William Wordsworth Some days these are the only things required—and aren’t we blessed by the gift of days like this? Today: worship and teaching, fellowship and family. We are looking forward to an overnight visit from out son who is passing through on the way to his next job. In