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All for Fun

The great cosmic mystic
– once upon a secret mission –
thoughts wild and dire
with & without basic presumption

Godlike, extending their welcome
– motioning us to rise ever higher – 51 more words


leaving yuma


Deep Desert Blues IV

Cloud Shadow VII


 T’was this morning


headin’ out

   fer work ~

I was not

paying attention

n’ like… 208 more words

Moonlight & Stars


I’ve realized that pouring my soul into my writing does not entitle me to money or recognition.  Pouring my soul into my writing is simply par for the course.   14 more words


Gerhard Tersteegen

I recently discovered Gerhard Tersteegen, an 18th century mystic, preacher, and poet involved in the Pietist movement in Germany. This happened because I’m teaching a Sunday School class on hymns, and chose a hymn of Tersteegen’s to study in class. 116 more words



It is necessary to forgive yourself…but not at the expense of holding yourself accountable.  

Too great a weight will hold you back, while the complete absence of it will lead to an undeveloped spirit.


"I Will Counsel You"

There have been plenty of times in my life where I’ve sat perplexed and helpless.

Not knowing what to do, what to believe, or how to live. 650 more words


Missing out on vegan cake in Royal Leamington Spa

Yesterday I was in Royal Leamington Spa in the county of Warwickshire. Nobody I know ever calls it by its Royal title or even necessarily adds the “Spa” bit. 477 more words