Summer Gifts

Summer Gifts

Summer Gifts Our daughter came visiting the other day with her husband, son and a bouquet of summer flowers. They stayed for a few hours of conversation, game playing and a light mid-afternoon lunch. It was a great gift for us all. . . . Three days later we are all in...
Valentine’s Victory

Valentine’s Victory

Valentine’s Victory As millions of people all over the world send Valentine’s Day cards and greetings to their loved ones this week, I wonder how many know anything about this 3rd Century Roman physician and priest named Valentine. The short story is that...
January Joy

January Joy

January Joy I took a late afternoon walk the other day after spending all morning and most of the afternoon  in the warmth of my home. The temperature outside was thirty degrees and there were no other folks outdoors in the fields I walked. The wild Canada geese were...
Winter’s Invitation to Love

Winter’s Invitation to Love

Love It’s been said by many throughout the ages that the earth, moon, sun, sky and entire creation is a means to love, fueled by an energy Source that permeates all life forms and is known by many names and no name. This being true, we are all means to love, along...
Add More Love

Add More Love

This January I’m imagining the whole world being in on a conspiracy of love. It’s a contrasting image to the one I’m seeing in the various media outlets that seem to thrive on conflict, violence, fear and craving. It’s an attempt to transcend the levels of falsehood...
Lovingness, Beauty, and Continuance

Lovingness, Beauty, and Continuance

It’s wonderfully appropriate and seemingly paradoxical for Valentine’s Day and Lent to converge on the same date as they do from time to time. One seems to point to love, beauty and continuance while the other seems to point to penitence, fasting and self denial. From...