Somewhere just below the arctic circle, a young Sperm Whale came to the surface.
…there is a kind of eternity in that moment that makes it shimmer with significance. A kind of spiritual conspiracy between the mystery that surrounds us, and the beating of our hearts.
My clock uses exclamation marks when it ticks!
Forget going for a dip during a tsunami
Or hang gliding during a tornado.
Those things are trivial compared to this.
What this? A crockpot minister? Well, it’s better than crackpot minister isn’t it?
We are all children of God.
And when this fundamental claim is at the core of our being — we begin our relationships with each other from the starting place of dignity.
When the year turns we have a choice –we can either look forward to the new year, or backwards at the old one.
In case you are not acquainted with this particular maneuver–that is, of bringing a Christmas tree into the house and setting it up — you might benefit from knowing some of the best practices…
The first thing to do, is not do what I do…