I’m not sure how I got here        it certainly wasn’t intentional                at least I wasn’t conscious of it But now I’m here I’ve tried to figure out what went wrong        I have retraced my steps                and reviewed my intentions Yet I’m still here It didn’t feel so bad at first        but now I feel hemmed in                and in many ways restricted […]


Often it is but for a moment        but it is a moment When the world stands still        and all is clear I know what I believe        and why I believe it Nothing can shake me from it        because I feel it so deeply Though they seem rare        I am grateful for when they come Might you help me        to remember them […]


It’s cold outside        and inside too I want to care        but the truth is I don’t I say I do        and I know I should But, I’m tired        and weary of well-doing How many times        must I watch the destruction How many people        must I let disappoint me How many occasions        must be less than expected Before it’s OK        to say, “I have […]


On track        Off track                I’m really trying to stay on it Sometimes        I don’t see the track                Lord, help to have eyes to see it Sometimes        I don’t like the track                Lord, help me not to resist it Sometimes        I don’t trust the track                Lord, help me to sense you on it Sometimes        I don’t feel you on the track                Lord, help me to have […]

2012 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 11,000 views in 2012. If every person who reached the top of Mt. Everest viewed this blog, it would have taken 18 years to get […]