human

Easter week. I haven’t made it a habit, as of late, to write about the spiritual. Except that I believe everything is spiritual. Everything important anyway. Everything we feel and hope for. And that’s generally what I write about. But specific mention of a spiritual journey. I’ve abstained from that for a while. Mainly because … More human

wait

I wrote the following, I don’t know when. And posted it in this section of my website entitled “other writings”. But I decided to post it here today….where it’s more accessible to my regular readers. I met a friend for an early dinner this evening. And I was reminded, very clearly, about waiting. My friend … More wait

bells

I heard the bells on Christmas day Their old familiar carols play, And wild and sweet the words repeat Of peace on earth, good will to men. I believe one’s favorite Christmas songs say a lot about a person. Their perspective on life. The holiday season. Whether or not they’re optimistic. If they believe in … More bells

measuring hope

Sometimes life is busy. Not a terribly profound statement, but true, correct?  Currently, my work life consists of coordinating a fundraising event, compiling a grant report, and alas, helping with the beginning stages of yet another federal grant.  Lest you think I’m complaining, I assure you, I’m not.  Job security and all that, right? Anyways, … More measuring hope

release

Ash Wednesday.  First day of Lent. Reminder that we’re dying.  I am ashes and dust. But Resurrection Day is coming. Meantime, though.  What to do in between? Give something up?  Sacrifice?  Confess? The word I hear….. [release]. And I answer back, [I already have]. So much.  People and things.  Dreams.  Aspirations.  Even hopes. But it … More release