In the desert of the heart Let the healing fountain start, In the prison of his days Teach the free man how to praise. ——W. H. Auden

The gift of forgiveness

Someone wrote to Dear Abby yesterday suggesting that the greatest gift this time of year was the gift of forgiveness. It’s free. It fits all shapes and sizes. And everyone needs it, the giver as much as the… Read More

I don’t want to be the leader

Our small group was scheduled to meet one last time, in the afternoon, but I wanted that time off. Time alone. A little peace and quiet if I could find it. After breakfast I tried to survey the… Read More