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Will you give Thanks this Thanksgiving Day? It surely is good to give thanks!

THANKSGIVING DAY 2019 Thanksgiving Day. What’s it for? For some it’s a time get away for a few days—maybe to visit family in a different part of the country, or just chill out. For others it’s a family dinner followed by football watching and beer drinking. For still others it’s the dread of the first […]

I’ve been silent but I’m Here

Dear Sisters and Brothers, I’ve been offline for awhile.  Still trying to fold blog-writing into an incredbly busy life for a retired person.  I have a small, quite needy little flock and they have needed my atention this past week. And I am taking deep into my soul the events of last week — Dr. […]

Dawn’s early light

Shivvy and I make our way to St. Augustine Beach most mornings. The sea and the sky and the shore are always changing so we do not know what to expect. Shivvy cavorts freely and joyfully along the shore; I stand on the three foot berm that runs for miles along the shore sipping my […]

Intrigued by the shadows

I have learned to be intrigued by the shadows of my life, Lord. The stronger the light, the deeper the shadow. I have come to realize there will always be shadows. I must accept the shadows of my life as well as the light; they will just always be there. And so I now  pause […]