Destiny in Bloom

The wind broken lives of Ethiopia’s Jews move my heart in compassion. Destiny in Bloom, a women’s online magazine, published an article of mine about these precious people last week.  Find it here.

New Blog…

New Blog up… yep! not post, but blog… “blessings from zion.”

Something New…

Announcing a new photoblog– “echogram.”  It is a collaboration with a good friend, Mary Jo… Mary Jo has served the pastoral staff of a large church as the Associate Pastor of Prayer & Intercession since 2004. She and her husband have two married daughters that have blessed them with four grandchildren. I have served as a missionary for…

‘Sugar Plum Fairy Road Kill’

Here is our beloved dog, Tiki. I hate to call her a dog. She is more people than canine and one of my best friends. Always chipper, never moody, almost always obedient, willing to cuddle at any given moment, never demanding, I have few companions like her. What is surprising about our relationship is that everyone who…

In the Stealth of the Night…

Annie Oakley Courtesy Wikimedia In the stealth of the night, some reader will roll the stat counter on culture vs content over to 50,000 hits. Hey I realize that 50,000 hits in one year is not such a big deal for many bloggers these days. Just think of the blog stats on Brangelina or Lindsay Lohan,…

The Ghost of You and The Ghost of Me, Celebrating a Birthday…

Dear reader, Gently, you come and go. I feel you everyday when I connect. I know you have been here. I feel you here. I notice that you have read certain posts and have ignored others; some you have read over and over.  Sometimes you leave a comment, a referrer line, or the wisp of a click. Sometimes…

Awakenings

Divided by long, prosaic interludes, life is a series of awakenings. I don’t know about you, but I have had several “revelations” that have so desperately influenced me that they have divided my life into two parts: before and after. Sometimes awakenings have occured because of unexpected happenings; while at other times, the most mundane things have grabbed my attention and…