I just finished reading a beautiful essay on the joys of being part of a community, done by Diane Hess at Life on the Patio (check the site out, would ya?). It brought to mind the following masterpiece by John Donne: No man is an island, Entire of itself. Each is a piece of the … Continue reading Simple, Profound Truth
Curl up with me on the couch alongside Marlin the Annoying Cat and let's take stock of things this Sunday eve. I am truly contrite for whatever sins my sinuses accuse me of committing. Love for them to get over it and allow my head to clear. Beyond that, things seem quiet. Mary just left … Continue reading Sunday Evening
Gentle readers, tonight my head is kinda foggy due to the dulling effects of cold medicine, so bear with me as I try and focus for just a bit. Earlier today, the president of these United States declared a national emergency over illegal immigration, reportedly using the word "invasion" in the process. Whether that declaration … Continue reading Fix the Problem
Following is a passage from Henry David Thoreau's "Walking:" We had a remarkable sunset one day last November. I was walking in a meadow, the source of a small brook, when the sun at last, just before setting after a cold gray day, reached a clear stratum in the horizon, and the softest, brightest morning … Continue reading Thoreau
We are in a state of war. We should already know this; after all, the war has been going on for quite a long time. It all started when Eve decided to strike out on her own and bite the apple. But I sense that believers in God need reminding that, despite the years that … Continue reading The Ongoing War
Read Caralyn's post at Beautybeyondbones.com.
Come, gentle reader, and meander with me as we escape into a place of my own creation, arranging these words just so as we slip away from a world that keeps trying not to cooperate. No big thing, honestly. Just the regular irritants joining forces as they try and darken the afternoon mood. But the … Continue reading Escape