Category Archives: sleep

Field of Dreams 


   Spring forward has done me in & brought me down. I have succumbed to the couch, with the shades drawn against the extra light pouring in through the windows. No amount of espresso in the morning will overcome this … Continue reading

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IRREPRESSIBLE SLEEPINESS 


   Irrepressible  sleepiness–it comes over one at times.  My night class on World Religions at seminary with Ruben Habito began with silent breathing. Centering, he called it. Some of us called it falling asleep. A long day of work or … Continue reading

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WALKING INTO LIFE


I went walking Thursday night with the Spa City Pacers in our downtown area. The humidity was high and the evening breezes of a few weeks ago were’t stirring any longer. My ice melted in my carry cup before we … Continue reading

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A PAINTED DREAM: GOING LEFT TO TURN RIGHT


A few months ago, I woke up with this Franz Marc blue horse in my mind. Clouds were overhanging the Rocky Mountains in the distance. On the high plains stood a solitary tree that had several Spirit feathers attached to … Continue reading

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Are we the Good Shepherd or Are We the Lost Sheep?


Recently a male acquaintance of mine had the temerity to suggest that perhaps I might need one of those buttons that calls for help to a distant monitoring site. I had told him I’d been sick and he knew I … Continue reading

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SURVIVAL SKILLS


“in the shadow of your wings I will take refuge, until the destroying storms pass by.” ~~ Psalm 57:1 Drop me behind enemy lines with my machete and I’ll make my own way out. I was born for challenges: I … Continue reading

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McTemples and Lonely Prophets


“For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.” ~~ Matthew 6:21  Driving home from a retreat in north Arkansas, I made a pit stop at a local McDonalds. I called a friend, for I missed an opportunity … Continue reading

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