Thinking about specific choices.

If you walk into our house, you will probably look ahead to the kitchen, or to the right into the living room. But if you look at the narrow wall on the left, there’s a framed saying. It’s been on a wall in our apartment or house for nearly 37 years.  “Choose you this day […]

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About jets and pelicans.

Nancy and I took a few days away visiting friends Nancy has known longer than she has known me. When I travel, it takes a few days for my pieces to come back together. While I’m waiting, a few observations. And some writing, because, as I mention in this conversation with Dr Lee Warren, writing […]

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A storm.

Lots of thoughts, no one thread. Like waves. You know the feeling. I know you do. Because I’m getting emails from you and from me. And I don’t want to minimize the struggle you are having at this moment with some platitude. So a story. There was a storm so bad that experienced sailors were […]

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Mad.

If you are bringing your sacrifice to the temple, Jesus says, and you remember that someone is angry at you, go to them and make it right. Then come back and offer your sacrifice, give your gift, fulfill your obligation. But Jesus, what if they made up the problem? silence Okay, that doesn’t happen very […]

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You know what they say.

How many of us spend how much of our lives based on “you have heard it said?” This is what we’ve been taught. This is how it should happen. This is what we’ve passed on from generation to generation. I know that it is easy to pick on “this is how we’ve always done it.” […]

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