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

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Over the course of the millennia, all these multitudes of ancestors, generation upon generation, have come down to this moment in time—to give birth to you. There has never been, nor will ever be, another like you. You have been given a tremendous responsibility. You carry the hopes and dreams of all those who have

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

I would, quite often, like to be grownup, wise, and sophisticated. But these gifts are not mine. ~Madeleine L'Engle, A Circle of Quiet Struggling, just now, with where to put the words I’ve put down here. Should I move them over to my private journal or current work-in-progress? Leave them here? Are they too heavy

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