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

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

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

“Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.” ~ Francis Bacon It’s delicious. The early morning silence in which we sip our coffee, read our books, and I tap out words, wraps around me like a worn and familiar quilt that I’ve pulled from a trunk for use in the dark months. There is no lament

Friday, September 29, 2017

“We must learn to acknowledge that the creation is full of mystery; we will never entirely understand it. We must abandon arrogance and stand in awe. We must recover the sense of the majesty of creation, and the ability to be worshipful in its presence. For I do not doubt that it is only on