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Does Goodness Require An Incentive?

This morning, I leafed through a small square book of quotes that a friend gave me many years ago. I stopped at an unremarkable, yet meaningful anonymous saying. 733 more words


Walking Back to Center

Perhaps if I keep writing the same thing over and over again, I will find my way into a new story. I keep returning to what the balances are in these days. 597 more words


Creative incubation

I’m grateful to fellow photographer Colin Dixon for pointing me in the direction of Andy Ilachinski’s Tao of Photography – and his posting this week of some of Joseph Campbell’s thoughts about… 177 more words


Awakened to God  2017-04

                                                                Awakened to God  2017-04

Negative thoughts creating black shadows in my mind.

Clouds of perilous despair rage rampant in dreams of dark adventures.

A feeling of being lost amongst beings not of my elk. 78 more words


56. White House (potential)

This white house, a blank canvas edged with trees, visible from my back garden, always seems bright with possibilities to me. I don’t know who lives there, and it’s certainly not a president, but the wall has never succumbed to graffiti (quite an achievement round here) and it has never looked grubby, or at least, not in the bright sunshine. 154 more words

Fresh Mercies Daily

Father lessons

I certainly don’t claim to be an expert on fatherhood.

I do often wonder how to be a better parent.  What makes a good parent?  I have learned to be intentional.   975 more words


Movie Review: The Lego Batman Movie

“Always be yourself, unless you can be Batman.”

– Batman –

To me the authentic Batman is Christian Bale. Val Kilmer and George Clooney didn’t impress me much. 1,056 more words