“Read not the times, read the eternities….Knowledge does not come to us by details, but in flashes of light from heaven.” Henry David Thoreau, Life Without Principle “God does not move quickly,” a wise woman said to me recently. “He moves suddenly.” I have been pondering this idea since receiving it, something the wise woman … More And…suddenly!
“Accept being shipwrecked.” Ah, yes, I think, as I come to this line in my morning reading. This wisdom is stabilizing. And then I smile at the irony the wordplay, a small gift of whimsy, ribbon wrapped around the greater gift of perspective. For the past 16 years, I have spent the mornings of late … More Shipwrecked – but reaching
Don’t be afraid. We hear it from a father, releasing a child to her first solo bike ride, as he lifts his hands from the fender. Don’t be afraid, a mother soothes as a child protests against the dark at bedtime. Don’t be afraid, says the roller coaster operator as he snaps the steel harness … More Let’s not let fear have the last word