I sang my friend to sleep today. The long deep sleep that brings you ever peace… He left a world of him behind and all those who face is his and voice rings of him and his smile and twinkling eye shines through. I sang my friend to sleep today, with hymns of saddened joyContinue reading “I sang my friend to sleep today”
I’ve seen it said today that while the decision of the Supreme Court is all well and good, there will be blowback and future fights…. Well, there always are. In 1st Corinthians 15:32 we are reminded of this: “If after the manner of men I have fought with beasts, what advantage it me, if theContinue reading “Love wins…today…”
e·phem·er·al – əˈfem(ə)rəl/ – adjective Lasting for a very short time. “fashions are ephemeral.” Synonyms: transitory, transient, fleeting, passing, short-lived, momentary, brief, short; Life…live yours while you are alive
And the rain falls like tears when the heavens can no longer take the pain. In quiet pools we reflect on those who have not died in vain.
Recently, I was at a Cincinnati Reds game on a Friday evening. It was a very nice night for a game and we had those special tickets that come with the food and beverage and that special inside area. You know, the ones where you may not see too much of the game, but you will eat andContinue reading “I knew him… he was a boy…”
So today is a day dedicated to love which comes in so many flavors. There’s the “leaping flames” love of youth and the “quiet white embers” love of the ages. There’s the silly precocious love of your teens; the intensely magnetic love of your twenties; the practical and steady love of your thirties; and theContinue reading “I believe in love…”
Almost bedtime on the eve of the last day of the year. Yes, in a little less than a day, we’ll begin another year… 2014 showed me that life is so much more than something that just happens to us. So, I want to start 2015 clean and clear. The Buddha once said, “Holding onContinue reading “Forgive; don’t forget”
Every now and then I find myself caught up in and perhaps thinking too long about shortcuts I have taken and mistakes I have made. It is easy when in one of those periodic down-cycles to reflect on what one has done and where one has been. But, be careful; if you linger in thereContinue reading “My Very Own “Bridge At San Luis Rey””