Poetry, Prose and Parable.

Tomorrow’s Hope Last week our eldest grandchild entered the teenage years. As a retired secondary teacher, I just love to see the transformation young people undergo; entering high school as 12 or 13 year olds and exiting as young men and women. It is a privilege to walk these years beside them, to facilitate and …

Poetry, Prose and Parable

Information is not Transformation. We live in a world of information overload; never before have humans had such access to information. Yet it is obvious that information alone does not transform the human character. We can know a lot but sometimes what we know to do and what we do do are poles apart. For …

Poetry, Prose and Parable.

Cast your Bread The inspiration for today’s post arrived yesterday as I was taking a trip down memory lane and listening to The Best of Bread.The Best Of Bread – The Bread Greatest Hits Full Album – YouTube This year it is my plan to turn off the screen/s and to spend more time reading …

Poetry Prose and Parable.

Well hello, for today it is just a piece of poetry. It sort of comes on the heels of the last blog about drawing a line. I wrote this piece late last year. It is not personal but a response to much which I see around me and on the news which saddens my heart. …

Poetry, Prose and Parable.

Draw a Line. Our local television station runs an advertisement for electricity power line safety. I hope you are able to access it via this link; https://youtu.be/0ZboMHrzioI. Anyway it has got me to thinking about the lines which are drawn in all of our lives because for much of our lives we are either on …

Poetry, Prose and Parable.

The Formula for Happiness. It seems we spend a lot of time wishing people happiness. We say Happy Birthday, Happy New Year, Happy Retirement, Have a Happy Day; we wish new babies long and happy lives as we wish newly weds a long and happy marriage. Yet for all of these good wishes toward happiness, …

Poetry, Prose and Parable.

Christmas 2020 is now just a memory and the door has closed on the year that was. The New Year of 2021 has arrived and with it all the hopes that it will bless us in the ways we most need. At this time of year, and particularly on New Year’s Eve, I am filled …