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

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

When I am constantly running there is no time for being. When there is no time for being there is no time for listening. ~ Madeleine L'Engle, Walking on Water Are you sensing a ramping up of busyness already? It’s not even the beginning of December and I’m feeling it. I don't like it. The

Sunday, November 26, 2017

Generally what is more important than getting watertight answers is learning to ask the right questions. ~ Madeleine L'Engle, Walking on Water: Reflections on Faith and Art Wisdom tells me to ask, and then stop. And listen. Ears and eyes and heart wide open. Isn’t this a wiser course than where my natural tendency wants

Monday, November 20, 2017

Good people turn to love, courage and kindness in times of crisis, not hate, fear and cruelty. ~ Laurence Overmire In light of heartache as a result of something I heard yesterday I consider my words.  I tap out a few sentences, then pause—backspace. Try again. Whatever thoughts spill out through my fingers seem trite