Monthly Archives: December 2013

My Top Reads of 2013

I thought I would share with you my top reads for 2013 and why I liked them so much.  You will see that they fall into three basic categories, History, Novels and Church related.  I read other genres but these … Continue reading

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Listening with a Friend

“Attention is the rarest and purest form of generosity.” – Simone Weil C.S. Lewis understood as well as many, that hearing God and living the With-God life requires community. He believed it so much that he wanted children to learn … Continue reading

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An Older Place than Eden

There is no place like home. ~~Frank Baum, “The Wizard of Oz”  You can’t go home again. ~~Thomas C. Wolfe Which is it? For most of us the idea of home has a powerful gravitational pull in our emotional life … Continue reading

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Ugly Trees*

I grew up nine miles from town, three miles from our nearest neighbor, at an elevation of 9,000 feet in Colorado.  One year my dad, brother, sister, and I went to the woods half a mile away to find our … Continue reading

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Christmas Love

When I was a boy there was a girl; her name was Mary Patterson.  She was tall, which was important to me, with dark brown hair to the middle of her back.  Her bright smile dazzled me. When she laughed … Continue reading

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Wilderness Wisdom

“And this, our life exempt from public haunt, finds tongues in trees, books in running brooks, sermons in stones, and good in everything.”~~William Shakespeare, As You Like It, Act II, scene i. This may come as a surprise to you, … Continue reading

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Who Am I?

…an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream, saying, “…you shall call His name Jesus, for He will save His people from their sins.”  Matthew 1:20-21 Two vital questions: “Who names you?”  And “What is your highest … Continue reading

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