Jane Eyre Revisited

Awhile back while surfing TV channels, I happened on the latter part of an old Jane Eyre movie. Having read the novel multiple times, I was bummed by how messed up the film version was and promptly re-read the book. If you don’t know the story, the narrator,...

The Inner Me

IN THE PROCESS OF CLEANING OUT FILE DRAWERS, I came across photos from long ago. I looked pretty good back then! Add a few decades; what do I look like now? I can still smile and wiggle my hips, but what do I look like at my WORST moments? An atheist artist offered to...

What’s Beyond?

AT THE RISK OF BEING A BORE, I’m talking cancer again but grubbing deeper. I, being 85, am treating my #4 lung differently than most people would, though if I had  young children or were a Somebody, then fighting it with everything available would make perfect sense....

A Gamble—or Faith?

First, some good news. After two years of squirrels embezzling all my peaches, God intervened! I‘ve had only two squirrel sightings this year, and neither of them (thanks be to God) got a whiff of peach breath! Woodchucks look up hopefully, waiting for drops and...

A Shift of Residence

LOOKING WAY AHEAD, where will you be in five-hundred years? Will time In heaven even be measured in years,? When will you die? None of us knows for sure. Sudden death happens, but for those of us who long to see the face of Jesus, the actual length of life doesn’t...