Old & New

it’s the end of the year… anda lot of people are looking back.an intention of reflection. i have been thinking. instead of the resolutionsmade from looking backat what i thinkthat i need to do better, a plain renewalof commitment to faith in the Lord. more of a giving and laying-it-all-down time. not looking backnot making plansnot thinking of what i…


the book i am almost finished with this book.  i have to say that, well, i just don’t know what to think about it.  i am a bit confused and my heart feels sadness.  but, perhaps, for now, that is a good thing. i welcome your comments. ~

One Day~

what isa day split into life anddeath lossaskingwhy does not believe how can a good Godtake her son and let so much painhappen in the world angerand painhave their waywith her i visit a carefuldance tounderstand listen and hope to visitto danceagain ~ shared at one shot wednesdayalong with the words of other wonderful folks.

Under the Banyan Tree

Banyan Tree ParkMaui, Hawaii December 2010 This Banyan Tree was first planted in April, 1873, and marked the 50th Anniversary of Christian missionary work in Lahaina. The tree was imported from India and was only 8 feet tall. It now stands over 60 feet high and has 12 major trunks in addition to a huge core. It stretches…

Thinking and Abiding

I know that things only happen once, in a certain way, and never happens just that way, again.I know that this moment, this day, will never come again. Yet, i have realized that it’s not so much having my mindin the “present” that matters, as much as having my mindin the “pleasant.” Rejoice in the…

selling out

no more santathe world has moved onfifty percent off your desiregrab it while you canrun now hustle, manit’s goin’ fastthis kinda stuffyou knowit don’t last ~

The Short List

from week fifty-one, of the year two thousand ten. Witness Series . by Glynn Young Thursday’s Images . by Lambert Applique hearts and paper cones . by Carina Sunset on Shinnecock Bay . by Steve Gravano ~


light a candle in the dark it only takes a little spark the kind word open door smile or a ride an extra tip a little hug tip a hat step aside shake a hand write a poem wink lend an ear share dessert laugh a laugh notice shed a tear ~

december 23rd

it may bechristmas eve-eveor the emperor’sbirthdayin japanor maybe owenfrank’s birthdayor the night ofthe radishesin mexicoor the daythat oscar petersonpassed awayor the day thatsixteen survivorsof the andes flightdisaster were rescuedafter seventy-threedays, havingsurvivedbycannibalismorit may be a daythat you get togive someonetheLoveabove all Loveunderstandingit is given to usin Jesuswhere ever we are ~moondust thursday


i picked this image to post… just because.it was taken in 2008.this machine presses the pasta dough thinner and cuts it into log strips,by feeding the dough into the top and turning the crank. imaginethis pasta with some garlic and clams,or maybe a deep red tomato sauce.or both… with a bunch of us sitting around…

how manynatural daylight hoursdo i have? i can work in the dark,but, that’s just not natural. ~

Holy is the One . Poem

Holy Is The One alwayscominglike the wind Heblows intohearts unknowing always with usliving through ourvery beingwe celebrate worshipHimmore than oncertain dayspeople named anddeemed Holythe GiftGod has givenis and He renewsthat we may seeHis Gloryand livein His Love ~