PAUSE to Reflect

Time in this crazed holiday schedule to hit the PAUSE button and take time to reflect. Why do we do Christmas? Expectations. Traditions of family gatherings that are more often stressful than wonderful. Compelled along by the commercial flow, much like an inexorable river of lava that stops for no one. Joy. Hope for peace … More PAUSE to Reflect

A Mystery in Corfu

This Rough Magic by Mary Stewart was published in 1964 but is as gripping now as it was fifty-four years ago. Lucy Waring, a so-so actress licking her wounds from a flop on the London stage, visits her sister, married into a wealthy family with an estate on the Greek island of Corfu. It seems … More A Mystery in Corfu

Giving Thanks

The bounty we enjoy is truly amazing—whether a full Thanksgiving dinner or a crust of bread—whether rich or poor—we have eternal life with Christ. I don’t understand why there are hungry people in this world. I don’t understand why children suffer. I don’t understand war. Dementia. Poverty. Cancer. Abuse. Addiction. Injustice…and all the other ills … More Giving Thanks