“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 →

“Below the Surface”

I sat outside in the lobby of family court where divorce and custody are dealt with. Several other families also waited for their cases to be called. Everyone seemed to be calm, and most were even pleasant. Yet, inside everyone, tension was high. Passion seethed. Smiles veiled anger and hurt. Some even laughed or chuckled,... Continue Reading →

“An Accident?”

The book of John begins with the phrase “In the beginning.” So does the book of Genesis, for that matter. I love this phrase, because to me it suggests that life isn’t an accident. Not mine. Not yours. After all, beginnings don’t just happen by themselves. Neither do they merely happen by accident. Since my... Continue Reading →

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