Ceasura

It's a pause in a line of verse or meter.   It implies, and most frequently, demands, a breath.  It's an between-moment, a brief stop in a journey. So I'm trying to catch the breath offering itself in this particular ceasura. 2010 holds new promise, new possibilities.  The season of full-time ministry is waning, though not …

Finding Time for TED

A friend told me about TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) about a year ago, and I ignored him.  He brought it to my attention again last week, and I finally broke down and checked it out. I'm not yet officially hooked, because I haven't had time to log the hours it will take to benefit from …

Questions About Possibility

Yesterday, I came across a web site called <100K Project, an awareness raising enterprise by Scott Walters dedicated to “bring(ing) the arts back home” to small and rural communities with populations under 100,000."  One of the posts I spent some time with is titled "On the Possibility of Art."  An interesting move Walters makes is …

Newness of the Empty Nest

What I mean by that is that all endings are beginnings.  One era gives way to another, and I find myself in the familiar territory of deciding which of several potential paths to take.  The depth of the empty nest surprised me, and now I find myself smack in the middle of new possibilities.  Again, …