Language is Everything

Language is Everything

Language is Beauty – words, rhythm, turns of phrase. Language is deathless – once written, it can be seen forever, uncensored like thoughts and spoken words. Language has a beat and singers sing to it, drummers drum to it, audiences enjoy it. Few other critters in...
Allergies, Aroma, Busyness, and Bees

Allergies, Aroma, Busyness, and Bees

As we’ve accelerated the sate-myself vibe – through ‘Starbucks Nation’ to ‘Food Network’ celebrity chefs’ opening their own dining venues – I’ve been one of the left-behinds. I can’t become part of these...
Bansky is alive and well in Bethlehem

Bansky is alive and well in Bethlehem

We recently went to the Holy Lands, visiting many ancient, glorified sites. Each was spectacular, filled with the Holy Spirit, and a delight – despite the near-daily drenching rain. No, God did not command the skies to clear for our visit. Our small band of...
Bansky is alive and well in Bethlehem

Language has Power and that’s Why I Write

The inciting question: What was an early experience where you learned that language had power… when my little sister’s first words were, “Patty did it.” Thus, we have why I write:   Because I’m compelled by blood. I honor my heredity: my...