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June 5, 2017

A Curious Find In An Unexpected Place

A Curious Find In An Unexpected Place

  Though we now live in the mountains we don’t get out much. That is, we haven’t done much in the actual mountains since moving here as winter came and had a hard time leaving. It was a fine winter as winters go, but it didn’t do much for my longing to walk on a […]

February 28, 2017

Measuring Up

Measuring Up

I won! The competition was intense and having traveled a long way, I knew focus and concentration were required despite my travel fatigue. Looking around the room I took quick stock of those who had gathered and realized the odds were stacked against me as I was one of the oldest in the room This […]

January 16, 2017

Live From Fullness In An Empty World

Live From Fullness In An Empty World

  Suddenly the word ‘Flourishing ‘ is in vogue! Numerous people have declared that 2017 is a year of flourishing and this word is now showing up everywhere. I’m delighted that ‘Poetry From A Flourishing Land’ is declaring a wider truth that is both here now and still coming! Forty years ago Jackson Browne, a […]

August 18, 2016

Hairpin Turn Navigation. A Primer.

Hairpin Turn Navigation. A Primer.

  You say you’ve not heard of Hairpin Turn Navigational skills? Well, bless your heart and get ready! You say you’ve written the book on HTN? Send me the link! It’s where we are, it’s where we’re headed and for some of us, it’s where we’ve been. This very deep and profound look at life caught me […]

May 23, 2016

Living Between The Hedges

Living Between The Hedges

  It matters not what you call it – GPS, SatNav, Garmin – without a connection, lost is lost. Last week found us in the Devon region of England. It was important to be found there since that is also where we got lost. Devon is a beautiful place, a land of green rolling hills […]

May 9, 2016

The Expansiveness of Growing Small

The Expansiveness of Growing Small

Just back from a month in the States, it’s time to get back to blogging! We arrived in Ireland just in time to speak at a wonderful conference in Belfast this past weekend, so are moving slow on a Monday. Therefore my thoughts this morning are simple as I lifted them from a recent journal […]

January 26, 2016

A Sign Of The Times

A Sign Of The Times

  Sometimes you just have to laugh. And stop – rivet – to find where the Lord is leading – pivot. It is time to see generations and nations healed and set free. This Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Sixteen has sure started off with a bang, and I don’t mean fireworks. Friends have broken wrists […]