Than Any Dreams

Today I recalled a song that I loved as a teen-ager by Joni Mitchell called, “Both Sides” There was something hauntingly beautiful about her lyrics (and her voice!) singing about the other side of clouds and dreams. But at the time that was another side that was unknown to me. I was so sure ofContinue reading “Than Any Dreams”

To Simplest Hearts

Not long ago Beverly of the blog, Becoming the Oil and Wine, shared the Jamaican proverb, “wise man rides donkey”. I was struck by that wonderful way of telling us how the wisdom of simplicity is best. This morning I was thinking that God also must like this proverb because he chose simple donkeys likeContinue reading “To Simplest Hearts”

Fragrance of the Sacrifice

And live a life of love just as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us as a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God. I have often wondered about the prayer Jesus prayed in Gethsemane. The awesome power that Jesus had to command wind and waves and to raise the dead was humbled inContinue reading “Fragrance of the Sacrifice”