Happy Easter, Little Peeps! Apr 17, 2022

Happy Easter, Little Peeps!

Easter is a time of religious festivals, and is also a celebration of springnew life coming from old forms that once seemed incapable of bearing a beating heart.  Little chicks peep out of perfectly cylindrical egg structures, somehow pecking their way...

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Jesus, Lent, and the Great Resignation Mar 29, 2022

When Jesus went into the wilderness for forty days and forty nights, we were taught to believe that he went to fast and pray and get clear about his true calling.   I now believe that he also left his stable, predictable, secure job as a carpenter seeking a more flexible, diverse, and...

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How Simple Jan 24, 2022

How Simple

How simple to be a feathered thing

Poised effortlessly on a tender twig

Head tilted to hear the invisible wind

Sensing you your next direction.

How heavy to be a consumer-ed thing

Weighted down with many possessions

Each single one rasping out your name

Hammered syllables...

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To Rise is to Create Movement Jan 13, 2022

Perhaps you are being called to go elsewhere. Many of the people who ended up being God’s heroes had to relocate, including Moses, Joseph, Abraham, Nehemiah, Paul, and more. The list is long of people whose gifts were needed in different geographical locations.

Is your boss calling you to...

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Merry Christmas Dec 24, 2021

Merry Christmas!

 

Packages gathered under a tree

A giggling child upon your knee

The ability to roam around free

Thanks to God,

And Science

and Democracy.

 

Let us never forget when the “you”

Greets a “me”

A space is created

Where the “us”

Can just...

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Tracings Sep 12, 2021

I get out the tracing paper and the Walter Foster How to Draw Horses book from the bottom drawer in my office cabinet, having decided to just start tracing horses while I listen to an audiobook.  Keeping my hands busy while my mind is occupied elsewhere seems like a solid plan to justify me...

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He Changed the Unit of Measurement Jun 15, 2021

He Changed the Unit of Measurement

I just completed the imaginative book “The Midnight Library” by Matt Haig.

My mind is spinning and reeling with delight at all the possibilities presented in this work.

The theme for me, among the many presented, is the infinite possibilities of life...

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