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A Perennial Lesson

My two favorite times are the changing of the seasons and the ending of each day. I love the the rich blending of colors when seasons change. They match the gamut of the emotions I feel when earth renews herself. … Continue reading

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Willing And Obedient

I am always scandalized the naked selfishness and unbridled greed there is in the business world as typified by Wall Street. A corporation makes billions of dollars in profits but its stock would tank if their profits were below the … Continue reading

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Paradise Lost

Blink! There are some things that we see and understand in the blink of an eye. Intuitively. These include many spiritual insights: presence, peace, love, care, yearning, joy. These require no rational explanations. We only need to look deeply into … Continue reading

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The Empty Tomb

When I was young, I would imagine the Resurrection as one very dramatic event. It must have begun as a rumbling on the ground, that soon turned into an earthquake. Then there was a sound and an intense light coming … Continue reading

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My God Is Here

God is the Lord of the Unexpected. The Master of the Paradoxical. The Sovereign of what is Contradictory. He created Light out of darkness by His simple Word. He drew Life from inert elements. He writes straight with crooked lines. … Continue reading

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The Evil Among Us

There is evil in the world and it is alive and active in many places, among many people, in many different events. It feels like reason and even basic common sense have fled human hearts and have turned us all … Continue reading

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The Hike That Is My Life

When we hike, we usually do a loop. It never fails that my favorite quote from TS Eliot comes to mind, “We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for … Continue reading

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