Second Wind Churning Burning Yearning Learning Raging Staging Gauging Sage-ing A maelstrom of emotions surges through our veins as COVID, protests, demonstrations, wildfires, smoke and haze fill our days. An election is upon us. Unpredictability surrounds us. Friends battle
Yesterday I went outside when I heard an unusually loud cacophony of crows right outside my window. I saw two crows perched on a telephone wire shouting very loudly at a lone wild parrot perched on a perpendicular wire eighteen
Umbrella Policies and Quarantine I write to you of umbrellas today. For some reason they are on my mind. Perhaps because we are all supposed to remain in small circles in quarantine. No closer than six feet apart. With only
Many messages are delivered to us through dreams. I was no exception. Shortly after I had written Jesus, CEO and was on the road touring the country speaking about it, I realized that while Jesus was clear about his mission,
In the recent Hulu series “Little Fires Everywhere” by Celeste Ng, a blonde mother berates a an African American mother for her nomadic life, saying by way of comparison “I made good choices!” The African American mother looks at her
One summer Kathy and I persuaded Mom and Dad to pay us what they were paying the maid to clean the house . As teenagers we figured we were old enough to know how to run a mop and broom.
I recently learned that in music, an interruption occurs when a dominant chord is followed not by the tonic expected chord, but by another chord, usually the submediant one. One which was unexpected. Up until COVID-19, most of our lives
What would Jesus do during this COVID 19 lock down? I couldn’t help but wonder that as I contemplate this day of his resurrection…His emerging from the tomb of the formerly permanent quarantine known as death. Some aspects of social
COVID 19 has brought us many images, too many of them heartbreaking. COVID 19 has brought us distancing, from strangers as well as those we love. COVID 19 has taught us to wear masks and gloves before we step outside.
As I write this I am fielding texts from friends showing empty shelves in Costco, tourist free Italy, and makeshift hand sanitizer which is 10% alcohol, 90% glitter. I am scanning headlines which predict that many of our loved ones