happy thanksgiving

Today, it’s time for my annual grateful list of 2018. I have made a habit of writing down the things that I am grateful for each year – as many as I am old.  I won’t share my entire list here but I want to share some of them with you to encourage you to … Continue reading happy thanksgiving

meditation on stories

I have been thinking a lot about stories recently. Probably because I am considering a number of storylines for books and articles. Maybe because of what’s been happening in our society recently. There’s no denying the fact that stories are very powerful things, for good or for ill.  Jesus told many stories that were so … Continue reading meditation on stories

“there is only one word that matters…”

Sorry, no secret today; just a new quote that I read this weekend from The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin that I really, really, really liked. “There is only one word that matters…love. We are what we love. We are that we love….We aren’t the things we collect, acquire, read. We are, for as long … Continue reading “there is only one word that matters…”