Weekend Reflection: Darkness Banished!

The people walking in darkness have seen a great light; on those living in the land of deep darkness a light has dawned. Isaiah 9:2 (NIV) Sunday’s coming. I wait in the stillness with Sandy. And I rejoice with Deidra. Join us?


The Reunion: Finale

My Brother, Cousin Marcia, Cousin Hugh. Ca. 1969 [Part One of this story is here. Part Two of this story is here.] We Reserve the Right to Refuse ServiceWe’ve parked the car and are walking across the restaurant’s parking lot when suddenly I wonder if bringing my cousin here for lunch wasn’t a horrible idea. What […]


Minor Misery, Major Joy

 A Lovely Cast. Art by Tanya Yorks. Spring, 2008. True Confessions If we meet on the street and you ask say, “How are you?” I’m likely to say, “Just fine, thanks. How are you?” And I’ll smile as I listen as you answer.  And odds are good that I’m lying. Sort of. For seven months […]


>Minor Misery, Major Joy

>  A Lovely Cast. Art by Tanya Yorks. Spring, 2008. True Confessions If we meet on the street and you ask say, “How are you?” I’m likely to say, “Just fine, thanks. How are you?” And I’ll smile as I listen as you answer.  And odds are good that I’m lying. Sort of. For seven […]


Minor Misery, Major Joy

 A Lovely Cast. Art by Tanya Yorks. Spring, 2008. True Confessions If we meet on the street and you ask say, “How are you?” I’m likely to say, “Just fine, thanks. How are you?” And I’ll smile as I listen as you answer.  And odds are good that I’m lying. Sort of. For seven months […]