For Which I am Grateful
Posted on August 30, 2016

I always see Labor Day as summer’s end, so this week is my time to gather up the summer memories and store them away. It has been an interesting one!

Posted on August 23, 2016

In this summer of competing contrasts for our attention, what images are you holding onto? We have so many to choose from, ranging from the airplane jumper without a parachute to the raging fires of the California hills. One, to me, sums up everything I hold dear.

I’ll Look Tomorrow
Posted on August 16, 2016

In these weeks of political wars of words, of racial violence and unwarranted brutality, there is good reason for many of us to feel bewildered and discouraged. I drew a deep breath and told myself that we are indeed the slowest learners on God’s good earth.

One of Summer’s Joys
Posted on August 9, 2016

There are so many of those indefinable little joys that make summer different from the rest of the year: the bell from the ice cream truck, wildflowers by the roadside, fresh garden tomatoes... We each have our list, but I have just had my favorite – a visit to Camp Kiniya.

In Amazement
Posted on August 2, 2016

We are not a patient people, and waiting is one of the things we do least well. The traffic light that seems stuck against us, the computer that fails to respond instantly, the line in the supermarket... each of these sets us on edge, doesn’t it? How about a five year wait?