Less Baggage, New Luggage: A New Year’s Resolution for 2019

IN 2018, Donya and I bought new luggage. We did so because we had big plans to see places we had never seen. First, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine…and then Rome! Looking back on the year that has been and looking ahead at the year to come, the places we saw and experienced and the things […]

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A Birthday Manifesto: Learning just to be…

(Not) on the shelf Written on the occasion of my 57th birthday, september 28, 2018 My Manifesto in Brief I turned 57 today, which seems apropos when I look back on my journey. I’m like Heinz 57 – a mixture made from a multitude of experiences. I have been preacher, teacher, author, taxi driver, assembly worker, […]

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Let me tell you a Bible story from a far-away place a long time ago

I am glad you dropped in. Got a minute? Have a seat. I want to tell you a bible story… The rain and snow come down from the heavens and stay on the ground to water the earth. They cause the grain to grow, producing seed for the farmer and bread for the hungry. It […]

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