A Week Without A Letter ~ I Have Been Remiss ~ Apologies

ignore the message if you wish and simply enjoy the photo.

Letters From The Side Of a Sleeping Volcano

1-DSCF5781-001 would that the world looked this good through my keyhole

adjective: remiss
  1. lacking care or attention to duty; negligent.
    “it would be very remiss of me not to pass on that information”
late Middle English: from Latin remissus ‘slackened,’ past participle of remittere . The early senses were ‘weakened in color or consistency’ and (in describing sound) ‘faint, soft.’
Remiss is such a marvellous word. And yet as can be seen in this graph it is almost unknown and unused now.
Unknown and unused, sadly the same can be said for much of what I hold dear. Perhaps I merely look back through the filter of Golden Age Mythology? Perhaps the World is not going to Hell in a handcart?…

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Mother ~ Beware the Grandchildren ~ The Colour Purple ~ Multiple Sclerosis

Letters From The Side Of a Sleeping Volcano

Dec. 19, 2014


my aunt once said I grew my beard ’cause I looked like my mother spit me out of her mouth’. She meant I was the spitting image of my mother!

Memory being what it is the exact date and time escape me but there was an afternoon about thirty-five years ago that I answered the phone and the specialists receptionist told me I had M.S.. It was and is a game changer.

But since that time I have lived well, divorced, remarried, pastored churches, lived in two countries, learned how to truly love, and become the steward of a garden/temple dedicated to Kuan Yin ~ Peace ~ Dragons And Butterflies.

Like I said it is a game changer but (at least in my case) not a death sentence. Still and all nights like last night are not fun.

The tremors and convulsions were coming back with a…

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The Steward/Preacher: If A Picture Truly Is Worth A Thousand Words This Is One Long Sermon Entitled ~ Good Stewardship Is All About Finding The Best Combination Of Factors To Create The Desired Result