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 …

Words When There Aren’t Any

I slept an hour later than usual this morning, two hours later than the mornings when I get up to hit the gym at 5.  As a result I'm sitting here dead-headed, without much to say.  So I'm reading an article on whether or not we plagarize consciously or unconsciously, and does it matter?  Quite …

The Elusive Nature of Words

I have no idea why I wrote that title just now, except that I've been studying scripture this morning, bemoaning my lack of knowledge and training. There is of course plain meaning in words, but there is also the shimmered layering that floats over centuries and translation. The appearance of a word in language is …