March

The Vase

Without his parent’s permission, young Jimmy Ward at the ripe age of fourteen, feeling cocky upon entering high school, decided to invite a buddy over to his house after school. No mischief existed in his mind, but then, at fourteen sometimes things can just happen with no forethought or knowledge as to how it happened. …

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Truth Rising

“Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! By his great mercy he has given us a new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, and into an inheritance that is imperishable, undefiled, and unfading, kept in heaven for you” (1 Peter 1:3,4, NRSV).  What …

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Of God

My good friend,  I received your comment disagreeing with my statement regarding true men of God and conflict. The statement I wrote, “I do believe in Good and because I know good comes from a higher realm, I can look past the conflict because between true men of God there is no conflict” does, without reference, …

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Turnips Anyone?

“We must be rooted in the absence of a place. We must take the feeling of home into exile.”   Simone Weil  Growing up, underlying all the awkwardness and feelings of not belonging despite my outward successes and what most people thought, I knew I would leave home and not return. Deep within me, though, I …

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