My Father

My father was a quiet man, as men born then often were, the world so different then. Orphaned at 10, scarcely educated, lived through WWI and the Great US Depression, and fought at Pearl Harbor. These things all left scars. When the boys came home from war he tried to live a normal life. Married […]

Food for Life

I eat my meals in odd portions. An appetizer is an early morning prayer walk, as sunrise filters through budding trees. Main course is my quiet time as I page through the Bible feasting on meat sometimes new and often familiar. Dessert comes as twilight approaches; a stroll through savory woods with a song of […]

Spring’s Kiss

  From earth springs living waters; fountains of life surging forth promises of tomorrow’s hope. Gathered blessings in bountiful bouquets, Resting in arms of newly budded branches, Dancing in prisms of fine mist, Lingering long in righteousness, sweetest souls bloom, as cherry blossom’s eternal spring.   “Mercy and truth have met together; righteousness and peace […]