Monthly Archives: March 2017

Another Forty Days, Day 26 Recalling Grief

Tonight I decided that rather than skip another night entirely, I would repost a piece from my Forty Days blog. So I asked Siri to pick a number between one and 40. He picked four. This turned out to be … Continue reading

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Another Forty Days, Day 25–Sound the Retreat

I bet if I did a word cloud for each of the previous 25 posts in this series, the words “exhaustion” and “tired” would probably show up a lot. ¬†While I find that a little disappointing, I suppose¬†it speaks to … Continue reading

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Another Forty Days, Day 24–How We Change the World

I just got off the phone with a colleague, who called with an “semi-urgent” matter. A student group representing one side of a particularly contentious rivalry was having an event that would undoubtedly be upsetting to a group of students … Continue reading

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Another Forty Days, Day 23–How Did He Do That?

No, I’m not talking about David Blaine or other magicians who do “incredible” feats of magic. I mean how did Jesus do it? How did he trek on foot around the countryside preaching, teaching, healing, giving, giving, giving, day after … Continue reading

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Another Forty Days, Day 22–The Blessings of Work Friends

Today I spent a few hours with a dear friend and former work colleague who was visiting from out of town. I realized as I sat there talking with her what a blessing it is to have work colleagues who … Continue reading

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Another Forty Days, Day 21–A Thousand Miles (Revisited)

“The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step,” so the old saying goes. Back when Lat Tzu said it, and the only means of transportation were on foot or atop some animal, a thousand miles was a … Continue reading

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Another Forty Days, Day 20–Speaking Love

This morning before 9:00 I had expressed love to two different people. Not a record for me, but worth noting. Texting with my nephew, who is studying abroad in Europe, he closed by saying, “Love you,” to which I replied, … Continue reading

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