The breakfast parable

Food, Walking with Jesus

Thank you so much for your responses! I am in email dialogue with a few of you. Computing… Computing… Compiling… Soon, some more thoughts on blogging. For tonight, Jesus is telling me to publish this, for one of you. ***** What does complete surrender look like? I always thought it meant an open book. An […]

March 26, 2014

Yellow light etiquette

Brain things

Confession: I am very fond of yellow lights. I mean traffic lights, of course, the ones that come between green and red. I like yellow lights. Red lights are annoying because you have to brake so hard, you know; and green are tricky because you can’t actually look at them as you approach or they’ll […]

November 12, 2013

To nestle in his presence

Walking with Jesus

I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you with my loving eye on you. Do not be like the horse or the mule, which have no understanding but must be controlled by bit and bridle or they will not come to you. Many are the woes […]

October 15, 2013

On the myth of true love


Confession: Sometimes I am tired of hearing about this “true love” bit. I suspect the way we talk about it is all wrong. We talk about it as the one true path amid a host of bunny trails. We say that it’s waiting, that it’s out there somewhere. We say that we found it, as […]

September 16, 2013

I speak for the trees


I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues. —Dr. Seuss ***** Dear Ladies, Having written a note to the other half of the species, I would like to direct a comment your way as well. Once upon a time I tried to convince my four-year-old son Aarick, who was in danger of […]

March 2, 2013