I’m in the ninth inning.
But still get excited when I discover good books.
I still enjoy being in the company of my wife.
When I visit old friends there is one caveat.
Never speak more than three sentences
If the subject of medical news comes up. Continue reading →
There is the light that helps us see through the darkness of the night.
That is why God gave us the moon.
A symbol to the world of the power of light over darkness
And also a reminder of the power that darkness has over us. Continue reading →
Collective identity is the root cause of so much that is, and has always been, ugly, petty, foolish and even soul-killing about organized religion: the tribalism, the judgments, the us-versus-them jockeying for position, the holier-than-thou attitudes, the fetishizing of local liturgical practices (“We do it this way but they don’t!”), and all the rest. These things have contributed significantly to the radical reduction in the numbers of churchgoers nationwide in recent decades; to say that they do more harm than good is an understatement. Continue reading →
What primeval dance do they share In keeping the axis of the spirit world turning and humming its resurrection song……. Who notices a fire here? a Tsunami there? Icarus falling? A death? A series of deaths? Earths great tally of … Continue reading →