Photo CreditWildflowers on the PPAS entry road, Kingsville, TX. Photo by Sonja Dalglish
I don’t really like to think of myself as a sheep because they are somewhat stupid animals and I have prided myself on being a good student during my academic career. But the truth is that I can also be … Continue reading
After months of knitting, I aimed my finished sweater at the trashcan beneath sink. My Grandmother Sonja’s hand on my arm stopped me. “Forget your perfect offering. There is a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in.” (Leonard … Continue reading
Forgiveness and peace (shalom) are a huge part of the Christian life. Jesus calls us to forgive over and over again. Imagine that each of us is given a bag when we enter the world. For each thing that we … Continue reading
I have been thinking about memories, both how we remember and forget. It seems there is grace in each, depending on what we remember and forget. I just finished reading a memoir, Safekeeping: Some True Stories from a Life by … Continue reading
Lighting the Candle of Joy “Find ecstasy in life; the mere sense of living is joy enough.” Emily Dickinson In his biography, Surprised by Joy, C.S. Lewis talked about God coming into his life and surprising him with joy. As … Continue reading
Righteousness and peace will kiss. Psalm 85:10 Let us prepare the way of the Lord as we prepare our hearts, minds and lives to work for peace. What are the mountains to be made low and the valleys to be … Continue reading
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