“An Enjoyable Problem?”

Have you ever heard someone say something like: “Life’s an adventure”? And I suppose I would agree, but I wonder if anyone has noticed that another word for that is "trouble." I mean, after all, who would pay to see an “action” movie where the hero didn’t have trouble with anything? Even Superman has trouble... Continue Reading →

“Just A Little Tint”

My aunt encouraged me to try my hand painting a landscape.Why not start with the sky? So, I started with blue paint. It was way too dark. Light blue didn't work either --neither did lighter blue-- in fact, nothing worked. Then she suggested that I need to begin with pure white, adding just the ever-so-faintest... Continue Reading →

“A Swimming Pool”

We have a small swimming pool, the above ground type. It isn’t much, but it’s work! The wind blows in dust, becoming mud on the bottom. Leaves and other junk constantly fall into it. And, the bugs. Surface bugs, swimming bugs. And even spiders. Oh, and let’s not forget the chemicals. Too few and the... Continue Reading →

“Intentional Beauty?”

I suppose you've occasionally noticed the tremendous beauty that exists in the world. A flower. A sunset. The music of a mother’s lullaby! Of course, it isn't everywhere. And that's simply the way it has to be, since if everything were beautiful, then we'd have no way to notice beauty when we see or hear... Continue Reading →

Is It About Me? Or We?

“Such happiness as life is capable of comes from full participation…” –John Dewey, Living Philosophies (A.D. 1931) Revelation 2:1 To the angel of the church of Ephesus write, “These things says He who holds the seven stars in His right hand, who walks in the midst of the seven golden lampstands.” There have been times when... Continue Reading →

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