My Life in Boxes

Daughter Rachel decreed that we  EMPTY our attic. NOW. She set a date and showed up at 8 AM. The heavy stuff, requiring strong backs, is still up there. But at least 50 boxes of varying size and shape now grace hallways, bedrooms, living room. The contents of these...

Ellie Klutztafson

MY LIFE HAS TAKEN ON A STRANGE PATTERN. I’m hoping you can put a name to it. Recent happenings: Got new glasses. Problem: They were no better than the old ones. Go get eyes retested. Eye-doctor visit. Pulled the address from Contacts. Got there. Right practice; wrong...

The Empty Egg

This is a very special story, adapted from an Upper Room devotional book and based on “The Story of Philip” by Harry Pritchett, Jr. Philip was born a mongoloid—a pleasant child—happy, it seemed, but increasingly aware of the difference between himself and other...

What IS a Blog Tour?

WHERE HAVE I BEEN FOR OVER A MONTH? All over the place: Up and down the East coast, in and out of multiple homes of friends and relatives, attending four different churches. and TEN WHOLE NIGHTS at Orange Lake Resort in Kissimmee FL. The nights were great; the days...

Black Holes

LAST TIME, WE TALKED ABOUT THE UNIMAGINABLE POWER AND CREATIVITY OF GOD AS DISPLAYED IN THE BIG BANG. That discussion generated good response, but I’m bound to get into trouble with this one, making spiritual pronouncements on stuff I know nothing about. Stuff like...