Category Archives: Memories

Rustication, Passing Through Eden

What’s it about country living that appeals to us so much; is it the pace or the view, perhaps the memories that draws each of us. The perfect Christmas or perfect Easter, reminders of the memories we crave, but they … Continue reading

Posted in Memories, Observations | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Shaun’s Mythology, Year 6

Shaun, we miss you more than ever, it’s not gotten easier over the years. The road of life’s a hazardous journey, the narrow road the one that’s clear. We know you didn’t mean to leave us, the road you took … Continue reading

Posted in Grief, Memories | Tagged , , , , , | 6 Comments

Providence, Thoughts and Observations 

Some say works a calling, others, a curse to endure; some love what they’re doing others simply aren’t so sure. Why then do we labor, just to put food on the table? Are there nobler motivations or killing time while … Continue reading

Posted in Memories, Observations | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Personal Worship

For God our Savior praises rise, For God alone is holy wise, For only He would die for me, our triune God, the Trinity. You’re the God who saved me from myself, the God who wants me, wants my help … Continue reading

Posted in Memories | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Christmas Past

Surprisingly, when I think of past Christmas’ one of the one’s that pops into my mind is the one I spent alone in Vietnam. It was 1967 and I was on guard duty on Christmas Eve; four hours on, four … Continue reading

Posted in life, Memories, Observations | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

The Feelings of Christmas

There is a lot of talk this time of year about the meaning of Christmas. But what do we really mean with that statement? We all know it’s supposedly Jesus’ birthday but we mean, I sense, a whole lot more … Continue reading

Posted in life, Memories, Observations | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Year 4

One day you’re with us, The next day you’re not; It’s 4 years later, The pain hasn’t stopped. Every cute Asian boy Reminds us of you, We cry when we see ’em Our time together much too few. Maybe a … Continue reading

Posted in Grief, Memories | Tagged , , , , , | 8 Comments