Hiding Again…
Hiding Again…
/ February 26, 2021 0 COMMENTS
While the storm blew in and our water pump heater/air-conditioner worked overtime ...
Ash Wednesday…
Ash Wednesday…
/ February 17, 2021 0 COMMENTS
Well, I caught Magic suitably marked, “Remember that you are dust and to dust you shall return,” on this first day of Lent. I suspect he snagged a few moments in the ...
Closing Churches…
Closing Churches…
/ February 12, 2021 0 COMMENTS
I just want to say that the closure of churches during the pandemic has worn very thin. I drafted a letter to the power(s) that be in my part of the world and was answered immediately ...
Mesmerising Candles…
Mesmerising Candles…
/ February 1, 2021 0 COMMENTS
At rural boarding school when the power went out (regularly in the winter as different unions went on strike for better working conditions or higher wages) it was an inconvenience. The ...
Perspective and Life…
Perspective and Life…
/ January 25, 2021 0 COMMENTS
It wasn’t until I watched Call the Midwife that I realized the National Health (NHS), a social service that has been a part of my life since I can remember, was still dealing with ...
A Flurry of Snow…
A Flurry of Snow…
/ January 21, 2021 1 COMMENTS
I’m always happy when it snows. The ground looks bright, dazzling even. A down comforter slung over Footlights concealing mud ruts in the driveway and beaten tracks through the ...
Horse Spook…
Horse Spook…
/ January 12, 2021 1 COMMENTS
I’ve been grooming and bathing horses for a year now and this one was in desperate need of a good rub-a-dub scrub. While I enjoy my new skill there have been a few times when the ...
The Invisible Power of Prayer…
The Invisible Power of Prayer…
/ January 6, 2021 3 COMMENTS
Each morning when I write my journal I address it to God. It’s a stream of consciousness effort, limited to one page of my ruled exercise book and always ends with the same set of ...
Happy, Happy Birthday Daughts…
Happy, Happy Birthday Daughts…
/ January 2, 2021 0 COMMENTS
I don’t know about you Daughts, but on December 31st I always ask myself the same question, “Where did the year go?” I flip through my diaries and make a note of the ...
Another Way to Pray…
Another Way to Pray…
/ December 18, 2020 0 COMMENTS
Prayers: For most of us they are cries for help. World-wide. Just look at the prayer lists in any given church, upwards of 40 or more people each prayed for, probably on a daily basis, ...
Christmas Greetings…
Christmas Greetings…
/ December 16, 2020 0 COMMENTS
On re-reading last year’s letter I had to open with the prophetic words I ended with: “We are ready to let the dust settle and become by-standers. May you be blessed this season ...