How Much Worse?

If there’s a single word that describes 2020, it’s chaos. Reading from Tozer’s excellent book, “The Pursuit of God”, this morning: “…The Word of God is quick and powerful. In the beginning He spoke to nothing, and it became something. Chaos heard it and became order, darkness heard it and became light. “And God said—and […]

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OK, Sonny. It’s a Very Nice Place (revisited)

It seems a long time ago I went back to Winnemucca, but it was actually last July, a week before COVID hit my house and my forward momentum came to a crashing halt for a time. The Professor is recovered and I’m back on my road, focusing on what will be. – Teri The walls […]

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Going Back

It’s my last day of quarantine before I return to the office on Monday. I’m working from the porch before it gets too hot. Aside from traffic noise, it’s pleasant here. The horses are grazing in the upper pasture. I’m surrounded by trees, including a old oak tree that would take three adults holding hands […]

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Hiraeth

Hiraeth. Who knew it’s a thing? Maybe Ruby did. Yes, I’m quite certain she did. Does. Hiraeth. A longing for a home you can’t return to, or one that was never yours. not necessarily a house, but a homely feeling such as love. Hiraeth. I am sometimes consumed by Hiraeth.

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Wisdom, My Watchword for 2020

If someone offers to grant you three wishes, the first ask should be unlimited wishes, right? Seeking wisdom is not unlike that strategy: get wisdom, you got the storehouse too. So this year my word is wisdom. As in, the focal point for my personal development in 2020, a character trait that I shall actively […]

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