God of the poor

One of the real joys of my life is being exposed to the thoughts and meditations of my colleagues. The people I work with are wonderful. They are thoughtful, intelligent and sincere. When we gather for conferences or meetings there is often a time for someone from the group to share their journey, their thoughts,…

She was 7 yesterday

Carlyle, Philip and Amanda’s eldest, and our second born grandchild turned 7 yesterday. Now that’s a wonderful thing and we were thrilled that she had a great day. We would have loved to have been there.  The gifts, the dinner out at Montana’s (her choice) and the wonderful cake that Amanda made – all would…

The age of privilege

William always seems to look old…well in most of the photos I see of him. Now, of course, there were no smart devices, no selfies, no modern cameras to get the kind of pictures we see today.  But still, he does seem old.  Maybe it’s the beard. One of the things that he did well…