Posts from October 2015

Posts from October 2015

Distractions

Dear Friends… Sometimes I get distracted. Do you ever get distracted? I hope so. I really don’t think I’m the only one. A common illustration for many of us comes from the movie Up (Disney/Pixar) where a dog named Dug – who can talk, thanks to a device strapped around his neck – constantly interrupts himself because he gets distracted (generally by a SQUIRREL!!). The truth about those of us who find ourselves occasionally distracted is that there are times…

Stewardship & Saints

I confess that today is a difficult day. While this will be read in October, I write in late September on the 30th anniversary of my mother’s death. And so it’s a difficult day. And I am reminded of all those who have lost loved ones with an understanding that the time of grief does not lessen the hurt. Yes, it gives us tools we can use to manage our aching, but – for me – to claim that the…