In the coming months I will be writing devotionals from the sayings of Anthony of Egypt as translated by Benedict Ward and scholars of the Coptic Church. Because of these two sources I can offer the sayings of Anthony and the comment that I write. These sayings tell us something about the great monk but […]
My last five posts of 2019 are reruns of five of the most viewed posts on this site during the year. Every Wind Every wind loses itself, no matter where it starts. I want a little piece of you. No. I want your atmosphere bundled in a small rice paper packet and labeled with strings […]
All around us are signs and symbols we dismiss them with our “modern” thinking too sophisticated are we too busy with our smart phones inane chatter busyness as our shield The People knew Source speaks to us with whispers in the wind ideas tumbling over rocks in the stream birds in three bringing messages, coincidences […]
Today and the next couple of weeks will feature doors photographed on my latest visit to Alassio, in Italy, most of which were all from the same street! However I’m kicking off with church doors – always rich pickings. The Sant’Ambrogio Parish Church was built in the second half of 15th century on a site […]
Not all who wander are lost. – J.R.R. Tolkien
Which of my photographs is my favorite? The one I’m going to take tomorrow. Imogen Cunningham The great Ansel Adams once said “12 significant photographs in any one year is a good crop“. So in response to Patti’s Challenge, I’ve chosen 12 favorites from among this year’s thousands. Each is special to me for a […]
Todo fluye, todo florece.
When I am silent I hear more. In particular, I hear more of my own thoughts, which can be both troubling and helpful. Troubling, because not every thought that passes through our minds is a helpful thought. Weeds and Crops Margaret Silf distinguishes between “watering the weeds” and “nourishing the crop”(1). We can spend more […]