What Are You Afraid Of?

Robert Frost wrote “Good fences make good neighbors” as his neighbor’s response to him in the poem “Mending Wall”. Frost had wished there were no separations, no boundaries behind which we needed to hide. Yet all of us do need some fences in our lives. Some of our fences were built by our families to…

Good Fences

He only says, ‘Good fences make good neighbors’. Spring is the mischief in me, and I wonder If I could put a notion in his head: ‘Why do they make good neighbors?…Robert Frost Sometimes God himself draws the lines in our lives and one part of our heart longs for the “greener grass” which lies…

Walls

In Northeast Pennsylvania our stone walls in the farming areas are a part of our heritage and I have sometimes done a bit of repair to rebuild them. But as beautiful as they are it is important to think carefully about what walls we build in the spiritual realm of our lives. One of the…