Tales from the Great Adventure

a journal of living-like-we-mean-it, by Derek Maul

This is the day that the Lord has made;     let us rejoice and be glad in it! – Psalm 118:24 This – above – is the view from my study window this morning. Misty, cold, melted snow, leftover slush, the promise of rain, messy. The vista is shrouded in clammy winter cloud, everything drenched with cold …

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CLICK RIGHT HERE! It’s been a few weeks since I referred you to my local column, featured in Wake Forest Today. So this morning – the third day into Lent – I’d like you to click on the link and read the faith perspective I was able to share with our community. The title of …

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Day by day, day by day Oh, dear Lord, three things I pray To see thee more clearly Love thee more dearly Follow thee more nearly, day by day… FRIDAY: Earlier this week I wrote about Ordinary Time, and the importance of cultivating a sense of “normalcy” after a long season of celebration such as …

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Yesterday my whole day was built around talking with people. Talking, and listening. “So what’s the professional part, the working aspect of that?” you may ask. “Well I’m not exactly sure,” I might reply. “But it turns out to be a huge part of my life nowadays.” ACCOUNTING: Okay, so somewhere during the day I …

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