Wednesday, January 10, 2018

The patterns of our lives reveal us. Our habits measure us.  Mary Oliver It was a long day yesterday, but I got it done: all 518 pages of my 2017 blog book formatted and the book itself submitted for review. Why? Aside from simply keeping the writing I do here every morning, which ranges from

Saturday, December 2, 2017

Real life is never quite as interesting as the story told afterward. ~ Laurence Overmire What a week; I’m happy to put this one to rest. Looking forward (finally!) to a quiet day followed by the Christmas banquet at our church this evening. That’s it. That’s all.

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Books don't change people; paragraphs do. Sometimes even sentences. ~ John Piper, A Godward Life: Savoring the Supremacy of God in All of Life Busy day yesterday but that doesn’t explain why I slept in. I hate sleeping in. Throws my whole day off. So, behind before I begin and, as a result, leaning in

Sunday, November 19, 2017

Listen . . . With faint dry sound, Like steps of passing ghosts, The leaves, frost-crisp’d, break from the trees And fall. ~ Adelaide Crapsey The wind is howling this morning; it will make short work of the few leaves that still cling to branches. It was odd, a few weeks ago when the snowpocalypse