Ash Wednesday…
Ash Wednesday…
/ February 17, 2021 0 COMMENTS
Well, I caught Magic suitably marked, “Remember that you are dust and to dust ...
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 ...
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, ...
No Guilt Attached…
No Guilt Attached…
/ December 14, 2020 0 COMMENTS
Cats are nappers.  My two boys sleep most of the day and I would even venture to say, they are Masters of Repose. No matter how comfortable I think I am in my warm, soft and cozy bed, ...
A Barn Raising…
A Barn Raising…
/ December 11, 2020 1 COMMENTS
Our bird keeping son, Simon, bought a barn. It came in a kit with everything included –  rather like an IKEA delivery only with more technical instructions - I couldn’t make ...
Black Friday…Stay Home…
Black Friday…Stay Home…
/ November 23, 2020 0 COMMENTS
Just thought this pretty tactless flyer that plopped into my mailbox today warranted a comment. Touting Black Friday, …which is going to be different this year with the CDC ...