Starting backward

Some of us start writing to see what we think. As the words come, we begin to realize what was in our head. The words come in fits and starts and then in a rush. We grin and weep as we begin to understand our hearts. John didn’t write that way, at least not for […]

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really good seats

If you want the good seats, you have to get in line early. You have to spend the night. You have to pay extra to get really close. Unless, of course, you are going to a messy show. If it’s a messy show, where the person up front sprays water or smashes watermelons, you want […]

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dancing and dirges

Picture a group of children. They are the kind of children that are pretty sure that they are the center of the universe. They are the kind of children that think they can tell everyone else what to do. They are the kind of children who think that they are the measure of what is […]

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wondering again

John wondered about Jesus. The John known as John the Baptist. Jesus had two things to say, one to John’s followers and one to Jesus’ followers. To John’s followers, the ones who were bringing the question from John who was in jail, Jesus simply said, “Go and tell John what you see and hear.” The […]

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Sometimes you have to start over.

You are working on a project and things get complicated. There are revisions and modifications. The documentation doesn’t keep up with the adjustments. Someone becomes the keeper of the knowledge and the explanations. Then everyone gets in a hurry and doesn’t care to hear the explanations any more, they just want to have the knowledge. […]

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