There are few higher compliments one can give another human being than to say, "I know I can rely on your word. You speak the truth and what you say you will do, you do." Kept promises, it has been...
May you live in interesting times, they say. As for me, it has been sixty-eight years of interesting times, personally, nationally, and in the church. One of the most important factors in my keepin...
Your intention is not worth much without your follow through. It's a good thing to remember as we come to the close of the year. We may not do formal New Year's resolutions, but most of us do some ...
Just as one has to read between the lines, one has to listen between the words. And when one speaks, blessed is the one who thinks between (and before!) the words. Words matter, they are powerful...
The sound of Janice Joplin singing Kris Kristofferson's words echoes through my head: Freedom's just another name for nothing left to lose. There is much truth in those words, and not all of it ba...
It was a sunny, frosty morning, quite pretty for those of us inside looking out. Pretty, too, for those out in it and appropriately dressed, especially for those looking forward to a warm place an...
A silver gray morning, the morning after Christmas. A quiet morning, a morning to be alive. #writewellness @magnoliayogabr #contemplatewellness
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was with God in the beginning. Through him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made....
Christmas Eve is a day of waiting. The kids are antsy, the parents are frazzled, the empty-nesters are nostalgic, and the lonely are facing one of the toughest days of the year. We all wait, and we...
The Advent candles flickered this Sunday morning two days before Christmas. The photograph for today is still in the pinhole camera, waiting for me to finish the roll. The photograph displayed is f...