How Does Your Pendulum Swing?

Imagine the scene: a big blue bowl filled with popcorn is placed in front of Elizabeth Ann, who is all of three-years old. Sandwiched between Bill and me on our king-size bed with Disney previews rolling, Elizabeth’s head is angled my way. She watches me while I pick-out one kernel of popcorn at a time,…

The power of prayer.

When That One Person Is You

One of the pitfalls of childhood  is that one doesn’t have to understand something to feel it.  By the time the mind is able to comprehend what has happened,  the wounds of the heart are already too deep.                                  …

The capacity to care is the thing which gives life its deepest significance. Pablo Casals, cellist

We live in a land where children live abused and neglected. We have many services through our DHS and law enforcement officers along with community organizations working overtime with too few funds. They can only do so much because thousands of children live in our area with predators and abusers lurking . So what can…

Connections

When our family moved to Searcy years ago, we discovered a community of water fowl in the lake behind our house. We named them, of course, names like Father Goose, a solid white Snow Goose, Knothead, who we kindly renamed Grandfather Goose, and Gracie the Toulouse Goose. The three came banded together as one tight…