What Is a Peacemaker?

During the present times there is anger, pain, frustration, uncertainty, violence, hate, rage, and suspicion of people from different cultures, political parties, and religions. It is difficult to be at peace, find peace, or even make peace. And there are so many more problems in our world, which may amplify all of those emotions. The … More What Is a Peacemaker?

Little Things

Today I felt led to write this post about little things. Since I have had back problems for for several years now, I know there are some things I can not do without having pain sooner or later. A little back ache after being on my feet for hours without rest tells me that I … More Little Things

Why Pray Repeatedly?

Recently a dear friend became deathly ill. Finally and thankfully she has improved greatly! But when I heard of her dreadful situation I started praying repeatedly for God to help her, heal her or do what was best for her or for the “greater good,” (one way of expressing acceptance of the inevitable.) The first … More Why Pray Repeatedly?

A Modern Psalm

Although this is not a Sequoia it is a one hundred and nine year old tree at Williamsburg, VA.  It’s huge outstretched arms seemed to make it appropriate for the picture. I wrote this poem several years ago and decided to share it. I just made some changes in this poem to help the flow of … More A Modern Psalm

Make Your World Better

For several weeks I’ve had trouble writing a new blog post. I believe the extraordinary, unique stresses, fears, anxieties, irregularities, isolation and other factors from the Covid 19 virus have made it difficult for me to focus and write. Unsuccessfully I tried three times to write one blog post with words that could bring some … More Make Your World Better

Where Is The Love?

You may or may not have noticed that I haven’t written anything new the last week. There is a reason for that. My heart and mind have been full of sadness for those who have suffered so much from so many different causes. So it was difficult to focus on and choose a topic and … More Where Is The Love?