A Simple Faith

“I saw God in the sky and his crown was all golden,” she began her story, “and I felt tingling in my hand.” She then lifted up her left hand and showed us the scar where her flesh had been ravished by an antibiotic-resistant bacterial infection that had landed her in the hospital. “You could…… Continue reading A Simple Faith

Children in Cages

Three nights ago when I heard the voices of little babies and toddlers crying for their Mommies on the news, a wave of sadness enveloped me. I felt it in my gut. I wanted to start crying, “I want my Mommy” with them.  Instinctively I knew these cries were not the cries you may hear…… Continue reading Children in Cages

Yes, It is About Guns

The other morning while I was working out on the elliptical  machine at the gym, I suddenly remembered something from 1979.  I recalled that  not long after the suicide of my 28 year old brother Tommy, our father said  that Tom had asked him where he could buy a gun and Dad said he told…… Continue reading Yes, It is About Guns

Blessed are the Poor in Spirit

At the beginning of the sermon on the Mount Jesus gave us the Eight Beatitudes. [Matt 5;3-10]. The first one is “Blessed are the Poor in Spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.” I cannot claim to know exactly who Jesus was referring to with this nomenclature in his first blessing, even though we…… Continue reading Blessed are the Poor in Spirit

Texas Dec. 26-28, 2017: Goodbyes

Tues. Dec 26th :  We got up early and picked up our doggies who totally missed the holidays. Those who stayed at the Big House did all the necessary cleanup, locked up, and checked out by 10 am. L and her children headed back to Houston. Harry and Rebecca were not flying out until after 6…… Continue reading Texas Dec. 26-28, 2017: Goodbyes