The wind bites furiously as we step out of the car. Two bubbly, bouncy, blond neighbor girls accompany me, chattering happily. We pass the brick building in the quaint little town that groggily awakes at 9:30 a.m. on a sunny, -4 degree Saturday morning.
I thought I knew the way. My Guide had led me to the forest – I thought the way through the forest would be simple, the path easily found. I discovered the way through the forest was first through a swamp, then through darkness; My feet were wet, my clothes were sodden, and the woods enclosed aroundContinue reading “01.08.2018”
“One Day We’ll Build a House” says my Clara and I.
“Deeper and Deeper must be the dying” Elisabeth said this. Her “dying” was in waiting for her for her Jim (she waited 5 long years). Her “dying” was in his dying (widowhood after only being married for 2 years). Her “dying” was in the death of her second husband after a long battle with cancer. HerContinue reading “01.02.2018”
…the 2017 wrap up from Spotify is in, so I guess that means 2017 is officially over. I can honestly say 2017 was one of the best years of my life. Maybe I say that about each year as they go by, but I truly mean it for 2017. It wasn’t an easy year (justContinue reading “12.30.2017”
“Brothers and sisters, I do not consider myself yet to have taken hold of it. But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead, I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus” (Philippians 3:13) I look back at 2017,Continue reading “12.30.2017”
O hushed October morning mild, Thy leaves have ripened to the fall; Tomorrow’s wind, if it be wild, Should waste them all. The crows above the forest call; Tomorrow they may form and go. -Robert Frost Ah, October. How quickly you came and how quickly you left. And how quickly we wished you back. (butContinue reading “10.30.2017”
dear nobody: thank you for taking the time to read my blog. it is a strange thing to write to nobody and pretend that they are somebody. (if somebody happens to read this, I hope they don’t take this to mean I think THEY are a nobody; nay, quite the contrary. at this point in young Fia’sContinue reading “10.15.2017”