Burdens and breakfast.

It was Saturday. The disciples were tired and hungry. They followed Jesus, sleeping wherever, eating wherever. On this day they were hungry. They were walking on a path leading through a field. The grain was ripe. The disciples picked some, rubbed their hands together so the hulls broke away from the grain. They ate. ┬áIt […]

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Time off

I took a few days off from 300wordsaday awhile back. I called it a sabbatical. It was actually a break for you and for me. I was traveling during many of those days to a variety of events, and I ran out of words. I didn’t come back to writing all rested. But that wasn’t […]

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too many words about

You know what I’d love to give you? Some silence. I’d love to give you some time to stop and think and be still. I’d love to give me that, too. You are probably better than I am at stopping. Me? When I sit down to be still, it allows me to remember the things […]

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Back from vacation

What, exactly, are you supposed to do on vacation? I mean, how do you know if it was successful? What’s the measure of a good vacation? What does Jesus say about vacation? As far as I know, nothing. However, in his life he would have lived with a balance that doesn’t show up in mine. […]

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