Vespers

Amidst autumn’s burnished copper leaf mirrored across the pond, lighted houses are pressed into dusk against chilly November winds. In this moment at day’s end, let me tell you of my gratefulness. Let me say thank you. The leaves I raked today are resting on the shoulder of the road—bagged and still warm with life….

Delighting in What Remains…

Today is the anniversary of the death of my father-in-law. I am pondering this morning how we felt on this day last year.  His death was bitter, but there was sweetness in his expiration from this realm to the next. And there was and is much joy in the knowledge that he is in heaven, and we will…

“White As Snow’

“Come let us reason together, though your sins be as scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they be as crimson, they shall be like wool.” Isaiah 1:18 So many have been saddened this week at the passing of Tony Snow, political commentator, White House Press secretary, radio host, and television news anchor….