spiritual life, writing

In defense of small and quirky

"A door is what a dog is perpetually on the wrong side of." Ogden Nash, American poet I once knew a couple who were clever in ways that made their very presence a delight -- even if their skills didn't bring much cash to their bank accounts. They milked a small herd of goats to… Continue reading In defense of small and quirky

gardening, spiritual life, writing

The writer’s dilemma

β€œIt is a mistake to think that moving fast is the same as actually going somewhere.” -- Steve Goodier, inspirational author We have an odd front yard. By a quirk of street layout, this part of our property is unusually long and skinny for our neighborhood, meaning we have the sheer frontage to collect not… Continue reading The writer’s dilemma

books, spiritual life

Is it time to ‘give up?’

β€œIt is a mistake to think that moving fast is the same as actually going somewhere.” Steve Goodier, inspirational writer If America had a universal religion, one of the top tenets of the faith would be, "Never give up." Whatever our color or nation of origin, we are frontiersmen -- determined to the bone. But,… Continue reading Is it time to ‘give up?’