“There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under heaven.” ~ Book of Ecclesiastes We’d all probably sign on to this passage of scripture, because life is an ongoing cycle of beginnings and endings and change is our one constancy. But in this perpetual cycle, it is not often clear what season it is. Is it a time to be born … Continue reading To Fail or Succeed
“And then it happens: One day you discover that staying the same is scary and changing has become your new home.” ― Shannon L. Alder As I’ve shared with you before on some matters I’ve been a slow learner, like on embracing change. For some people it’s not like that. They make a permanent home of a life filled with change. Like my friend, Mark. … Continue reading Change as a Permanent Home
“We yearn for continued existence after death, though we don’t know what to do with ourselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon.” ~ Robert W. Funk Hmmmmmmmmmm. When Marsha shared this quote with me it stopped me cold in my tracks. I never thought of the “afterlife” quite in those terms, at least not since I was a kid when I thought the afterlife might be … Continue reading How Would YOU Spend Your Afterlife?
“Joy is the infallible sign of the presence of God.” ― Pierre Teilhard de Chardin ? Now shall I walk Or shall I ride? “Ride”, Pleasure said; “Walk”, Joy replied.?Now what shall I — Stay home or roam? “Roam”, Pleasure said; And Joy — “Stay Home.”?Now shall I dance, Or sit for dreams? “Sit,” answers Joy; “Dance,” Pleasure screams.?Which of ye two Will kindest be? … Continue reading The Kiss of Joy