Take a step back.One more.Again, one more.This is a good place.  Look from here. The world is so big. There is so much of everything.So many people,so many animals,so many beautiful places in nature. Maybe one more step back. People.They are so complicated.So many motives, intentions, fears, avoidances.And always, ghosts swirling around them,voices from the past,helping, … More Forgiveness


… with the eyes of your heart enlightened …      — Ephesians 1:18 I was accused of plagiarism in high school after waxing eloquent in a book report on a book I adored at the time (The Great Train Robbery, fyi).  There had been no plagiarism; I just loved books and loved words and had let … More Enlightened

Joyful Noise

Make a joyful noise to the Lord, all the earth;break forth into joyous song and sing praises.— Psalm 98: 4 There exists, every morning, pretty much everywhere, the perfect fulfillment of this verse.  Made by God, wonderful in their beauty and abilities, and quite dear to me personally:  birds. They are all over the earth.  … More Joyful Noise