Thursday, June 7, 2018

I feel thin, sort of stretched, like butter scraped over too much bread.  J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring Well dang. Awake too much of last night with a flare up of a chronic condition. Forced to inhabit the sidelines today with the company of books—not entirely a bad thing.

Sunday, June 3, 2018

Remember it is a still voice that speaks to us in this day, and that it is not to be heard in the noises and hurries of the mind; but it is distinctly understood in a retired frame. William Penn

Saturday, June 2, 2018

As our lives speed up more and more, so do our children's. We forget and thus they forget that there is nothing more important than the present moment. We forget and thus they forget to relax, to find spiritual solitude, to let go of the past, to quiet ambition, to fully enjoy the eating of

Friday, June 1, 2018

It has always taken me a long time to think of something to say, and then more often than not I say it to myself.  Wendell Berry, Jayber Crow Hitting the reset button this morning on a new month with exciting things on the horizon. For now, shaking out the cobwebs, taking a page from