Fellowship Found

I’ve written about this before I think, my particular belief about volunteering and fellowship. Time to have another go. Like many things, we enjoy them more when we do them with others. I think volunteering fits into this category. And I think therein is the core value of service clubs, the “getting together” to do …

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Speed Post:: All Saints (Hallows) Day

Remember the saints on this day, remember the lessons they’ve left us, Remember that saints are sinners who just kept trying, Trying to do right by others, trying to do right by God somehow, Somehow finding the strength and perseverance to keep trying, to the end, Just that, and then hallowed, in the end, Amen …

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Lists Redux

I’ve written before about lists, scribbling down more words, likely same thoughts, so helpful sometimes, lists. Scribble down more words to share as I scribble down more words on a list, endless words, endless things to do. Lists like a safety valve, pressure valve, always more always more, scribble down the words that are tied …

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Best Intentions

Best intentions, not an end, but a starting point, Be not just content to have “best intentions” rather, Frequently be re-accessing actions, to attend, align yourself with what is best practice, plan, actions, And remove ego, so that your evaluation and following efforts are properly aligned not just for you but for all, For all, …

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All We Do

Personal Life, Home Life, Work Life, Social Life, Service Life, all we do, how to do?! How to balance, prioritize, attend, Say Yes, say No, how and when, when when when? Find the bits, find the time, find it within yourself each hour, each day, For all you do, all the demands and pulls and …

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Is It Normal?

As the new year gets under way I recall a couple days back, standing in my garage, listening to the rain subside, looking out through the door to the darkness in the backyard. There I was, shapeshifter, projecting forward, writing about the past. My own little take on shape-shifting, maybe more seer forward, looking back. …

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The Grandeur of Littleness

Snippets for a while from Francis’ Christmas Eve Homily, 2021, This to begin, “Today, all is turned upside down: God comes into the world in littleness. His grandeur appears in littleness.” So simple, so profound. Reset your mind, your soul to this truth. Seek, Embrace, Love the littleness you encounter, you live, God is in …

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