Monthly Archives: July 2016

The Fellowship of the Waylaid

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn   So, what comes to mind with this word, “fellowship?” I suspect there are a raft of simple images that come to mind.  The word itself is rather strange; kind of like looking at a cloud.  You know that it’s real, but it’s not so clear how it’s real.  Is fellowship the activity of: People cavorting around in high spirits at … Continue reading The Fellowship of the Waylaid »

When Surrender Means SURRENDER

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn   So, how’s your week going? Here’s a report on mine: I entered a website that greets me with the words “You’ve just been hacked,” I wake up in the next morning with that strange familiar tickle in the back of my throat, I get up, turn on my computer, and get nothing, I’m late getting out the door for an … Continue reading When Surrender Means SURRENDER »

Back Door Prayers

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn The Minnesota State Photograph                            GRACE by Eric Engstrom In 1918 the photographer Eric Engstrom was preparing for a photography show in Minneapolis.  Engstrom wanted an uplifting picture for a nation at war.  He found it in Thomas Wilden, a local food peddler in solitary prayer at his dinner table.  My brother … Continue reading Back Door Prayers »

The Wisest Thing I Ever Heard

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn   “Be willing to be a beginner every single morning.” ~ Meister Eckhart The fact is we are all newcomers..to..today The fact is none of us has been to..today..before The fact is most of us pretend we have..but..we haven’t The fact is there is a fair bit of fear wrapped up in living..today I’ll be the first to admit that I’ve … Continue reading The Wisest Thing I Ever Heard »