Culture

July 16 2014

Dear Jim

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Dear Jim, The recent passing of Maya Angelou shook me up a little. I'd read some of her work, and respected her from afar, and I was sincerely sad to hear that news. I was sad, but …

Johnny Cash Singing at St. James Episcopal

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We walk out the front door of our house in Lancaster city and Miss Joyce is sitting on the neighboring porch. She is almost always there. “You know, they’re l-l-letting me stay here until July 1st,” …

Family

July 15 2014

i’m too much

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"I feel so betrayed."  Ironic and painful words to hear from the mouth of the one who left his family for a new chosen "other." His refusal to engage in even one honest conversation about the massive …

the seed has been planted

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“The difference between me and you, baby,” Val said, arms hoisted behind her head, growing more tired after putting half her hair in twists for the night, “is not our situation, age, or race,” she …

I Missed the Memo on How To Relate to God when “Living in Sin.”

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"Grace, you are living in sin." What does it mean to be living "in sin?"  Ya know, as opposed to every human being's regular old daily sin habit --lust in the heart, hatred, jealousy, etc.   …

Culture

July 10 2014

Life is About…

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What is life about? I realize the answer every time I get home from five days traveling in a bus, in moderate hotel rooms, hot and humid weather, fast food stops, and completely exhausted.  During those …

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