An Unexpected Kindness

An Unexpected Kindness

An Unexpected Kindness Yesterday, while Landon was at the Zoo, training for his summer Nature Trail program, Cathleen, Cicely and I visited Land’s End trail in San Francisco. After wandering around for a while, exploring the ruins of the Sutro baths, we went back up...
Why I had to flee the mall this morning…

Why I had to flee the mall this morning…

Why I had to flee the mall this morning… Okay, first of all, as a condition of reading this, you have to promise not to call the police or mall security on me, as I tell this, ahem, fictional story. This morning, after dropping the kids of at school, I headed to the...
The Eclipse aka I Saw Nothing!

The Eclipse aka I Saw Nothing!

  The Eclipse a.k.a. “I saw nothing”     This last Monday, I put a strange, very time-specific item on our Staff Meeting Agenda. It read like this 10.15am          Eclipse I had read that the eclipse could be best viewed at 10.15am if you were in San Jose, and so at...
The Lord is my Shepherd; I shall lack nothing…

The Lord is my Shepherd; I shall lack nothing…

The Lord is my shepherd; I shall lack nothing… The profundity of that first verse of Psalm 23 struck me afresh this morning. Even in those few words, so much deep theological truth and comfort is communicated. The Lord… this is not some flake, some untrustworthy...