Velcrocity, My New Amazing Word

I like inventing new words, especially for words that have far too much mileage on them. A car runs great, but even the best autos start to have issues after the odometer goes over 200,000 miles. So I’m purposing a new word even though I’m not quite ready to completely toss the old one yet. […]

My Health at this Moment, Tues. March 5

I really don’t know what I should say now. Yesterday, March 3, I woke up and made the frightening discovery that the entire left side of my face was paralyzed. Eye-mouth-lips-tongue. But being a true coffee drinker, I found I could only drink my morning joe with a straw, otherwise it just dribbled down my […]

I Bind Unto Myself Today

I Bind Unto Myself Today By: attr. St. Patrick I bind unto myself today The strong name of the Trinity By invocation of the same, The Three in One and One in Three. I bind this day to me forever, By power of faith, Christ‚Äôs incarnation, His baptism in the Jordan River, His cross of […]

Trial and Error (and Maybe Some Fire?)

I’m personally convinced that living life is all about “trial and error.” We seem to be working out some holy¬†experiment. More orthodox people call it discipleship, but that really isn’t the whole truth. It seems we are working it out in a spiritual lab keeping the good (like humility) and tossing the bad (like selfishness.) […]

Just One Step Ahead

“Life here feels like you were just left off here one day, with no instruction manual, and no idea of what you were supposed to do; how to fit in; how to find a day’s relief from the anxiety, how to keep your beloved alive; how to stay one step ahead of abyss.” Anne Lamott […]