Letting the Light in

“The eye is the lamp of the body. If your eyes are healthy, your whole body will be full of light. But if your eyes are unhealthy, your whole body will be full of darkness. If then the light within you is darkness, how great is that darkness! - Matthew 6:22-23 NIV - Dr. Porter …

Continue reading Letting the Light in

I watch them “run and not be weary…” #grandchildren

The Lord is the everlasting God,     the Creator of the ends of the earth. He does not faint or grow weary;     his understanding is unsearchable.  He gives power to the faint,     and strengthens the powerless.  Even youths will faint and be weary,     and the young will fall exhausted;  but those who wait for the Lord …

Continue reading I watch them “run and not be weary…” #grandchildren

“A grandchild in motion tends to stay in motion” – Newton’s (lesser known) first law of grand-parenting

"A grandchild in motion stays in motion, with the same speed and in the same direction, unless acted upon by an unbalanced force." So today, for the second day in a row, I have observed the truth of Newton's (lesser known) "first law of grand-parenting." It's all about motion. In fact, the more motion the …

Continue reading “A grandchild in motion tends to stay in motion” – Newton’s (lesser known) first law of grand-parenting

Savant Jedi Master of Ebullience

AND THEY'RE OFF: It's 9:45, and the house is quiet again. It's OK, because I really do need to get a few things done. But I miss the grandchildren already. Naomi pulled out just a few minutes ago, heading north toward Connecticut, taking the "play, play, play;" "shoot from the hip;" "live like you mean …

Continue reading Savant Jedi Master of Ebullience

Kick it up a notch for Jesus – “Energetic in Goodness!”

I have to start by pointing out my mistake (read "poor scholarship")  with the Thoreau  "quote" in Friday's blog... and also THE CHRISTIAN VOICE. I included what was, in effect, a hybrid quotation that combined Thoreau and Oliver Wendell Holmes. The misquote still works; I just have to get the attribution sorted out. Kudos to my friend Stormy …

Continue reading Kick it up a notch for Jesus – “Energetic in Goodness!”