Thursday, August 24, 2017

“The books or the music in which we thought the beauty was located will betray us if we trust to them; it was not in them, it only came through them, and what came through them was longing. These things—the beauty, the memory of our own past—are good images of what we really desire; but […]

Saturday, July 22, 2017

“This world is not conclusion A sequel stands beyond.” ~ Emily Dickinson. Thanks to Plain and Fancy Girl, Marian Beaman, (http://marianbeaman.com) for this quote today–it’s perfect. My longing for that sequel grows stronger day by day, and the passing of a dear one only magnifies it. I think often of author Shirley Showalter’s (http://www.shirleyshowalter.com/) personal mission […]

Friday, July 21, 2017

“If we find ourselves with a desire that nothing in this world can satisfy, the most probable explanation is that we were made for another world.” ~ C.S. Lewis We are gathering to celebrate the life of my best friend’s husband today–a gentle, quiet man of great integrity and faith. There is sorrow to be sure, […]