A Day of Contemplation and Reflection…
A Day of Contemplation and Reflection…
/ March 8, 2017 0 COMMENTS
I’d never heard of In School Suspensions although I should have put two and ...
Freedom…
Freedom…
/ January 31, 2017 0 COMMENTS
As we walk into the kitchen from the garage we are greeted by three cats. There are a couple of motives for this behavior, the first has to do with food, the second appeals to their ...
On Being God…
On Being God…
/ December 14, 2016 0 COMMENTS
Have you ever lain awake at night worrying about something that is absolutely out of your control? Imagining that if you worry hard enough something will change? Convincing yourself ...
The Big Day…
The Big Day…
/ August 27, 2016 3 COMMENTS
At six o’clock in the morning it was still dark! The tradition of a sacred Saturday lie-in with coffee in bed was eclipsed by a far more important event. Daughts came in as ...
Crush…
Crush…
/ August 15, 2016 0 COMMENTS
Last year we returned to Footlights from house sitting in Florida to a round of hay baling, field tilling, cattle herding, pizza eating, crop harvesting and grape crushing. The latter, ...
Job Application…
Job Application…
/ July 29, 2016 0 COMMENTS
My film-making son in California asked me what I had been doing all week and I groaned, “Filling out an application for a Christian school in McKinney…” “Why the ...
Neighbourly….
Neighbourly….
/ July 22, 2016 0 COMMENTS
Since arriving at Footlights we have settled in really well. The whole process started a year ago at a Pizza and Beer get-together, hosted weekly, weather permitting, by a couple who ...
On the Edge of the Mist…
On the Edge of the Mist…
/ June 6, 2016 0 COMMENTS
On my Yoga mat I am encouraged to breathe in concert with my moves. Being an asthma sufferer I am not very good at this, I find I panic when I have to match each asana with either an ...
Ascension…
Ascension…
/ May 25, 2016 1 COMMENTS
For years I have taken the Ascension at face value, believing what I had been taught as a child and not questioning my faith that states: Christ died, Rose from the dead, and Ascended ...
Fire from the Ashes…
Fire from the Ashes…
/ March 31, 2016 0 COMMENTS
Playing with fire is dangerous I was always told by my mother and grandmother and anyone else who caught me in front of a roaring fireplace, staring into the flames, entranced by the ...
Happy Valentine’s Day…
Happy Valentine’s Day…
/ February 14, 2016 0 COMMENTS
At dinner with friends last night they were talking about re-opening their winery, “Isn’t it a bit early in the season?” I asked, “It’s still freezing ...