A Wild, Wondrous Journey

FOUR QUARTETS Little Gidding T.S. Eliot Every phrase and every sentence is an end and a beginning, Every poem is an epitaph – epitaph, as on a gravestone. Any action is a step to the block, to the fire, down the sea’s throat Or to an illegible stone: and that is where we start. Matthew […]

Barbara Bush and Mom

The doctors called it Alzheimer’s but the truth is, Mom just stood inside her body and looked out of those blue eyes at a world without my father – then she turned around and walked away to the inside of her mind to sit among her memories.

Finding Your Way Home

Luke 15:1–10 Parable of the Lost Sheep Then all the tax collectors and the sinners drew near to Him to hear Him. 2 And the Pharisees and scribes complained, saying, “This Man receives sinners and eats with them.” 3 So He spoke this parable to them, saying: 4 “What man of you, having a hundred sheep, if he […]

Removing Every Tear

Isaiah 25:6–9 6 And in this mountain The LORD of hosts will make for all people A feast of choice pieces, A feast of wines on the lees, Of fat things full of marrow, Of well-refined wines on the lees. 7 And He will destroy on this mountain The surface of the covering cast over […]

Unlocking The Doors Of Fear

John 20:19–31 Christ Appears to the Disciples (Thomas Absent) 19 Then, the same day at evening, being the first day of the week, when the doors were shut where the disciples were assembled, for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood in the midst, and said to them, “Peace be with you.” 20 When He had […]

Life-Giver

PENTECOST Acts 2:1–21 Coming of the Holy Spirit 2 When the Day of Pentecost had fully come, they were all with one accord in one place. 2 And suddenly there came a sound from heaven, as of a rushing mighty wind, and it filled the whole house where they were sitting. 3 Then there appeared to them […]

Way Too Literal

John 6:51-58 “I am the living bread which came down from heaven. If anyone eats of this bread, he will live forever; and the bread that I shall give is My flesh, which I shall give for the life of the world.” The Jews therefore quarreled among themselves, saying, “How can this Man give us […]