Roads branch into lanes bearing fruit of tiny farms, a patchwork quilt. Ten thousand feet. Angels blow smoke over the … Continue reading Flying Over Christmas Morning
The sandy hills roll like waves in the moonlight. Four sets of footprints follow the silhouettes of six along a ridge. Two of the travelers ride on tapestry-covered platforms atop shaggy humps, and the third walks, rope in hand, with his lanky animal.
The desert is quite cool tonight, and calm. Except for the faint grumbles of the camels. I think they’re aware of my presence, but their masters pay no heed. The heavily-robed strangers appear focused, intent.
Every few minutes it seems, the short one riding center points just above the horizon. His camel jerks its head and stops. A heel kick in the side and a “hut-hut!”, and the beast is moving again.
The short one speaks a language I don’t understand–it’s too fast. He points again.
I see now what he’s aiming at. It was staring at me this entire time. No, it was shining. Leading. And the interesting grown-ups with long beards and funny hats are definitely following it. Continue reading “Desert of the Wise: A View-Master’s Journey”
Do We Need to Be Here?Author Ann Kroeker (annkroeker.com), also the Content Editor of The High Calling online community, asks … Continue reading Highlights: A Free Book Contest, A Story, and A Donkey
The debate can heat up fast. Will electronic books (i.e., eReaders) replace ink and paper? Opinions of publishers, authors, book retailers, and readers span all camps on the mountain. And because of that, I’m not going to waste your time with my opinion, because to be honest with you, I don’t know the answer. I don’t think anybody does. But if you are considering an eReader, I’ll share my foray into these gadgets. Continue reading “Santa, Please Bring Me a Kindle”
Day 30 – Count your T.P. We made it! Giving thanks for 30 days straight. Thanksgiving Day is over, and … Continue reading 30 Days of Thanksgiving – Day 30 – Count your T.P.
Day 29 – Almost there I’m thankful for finished projects. God knows I procrastinate (and my wife knows it too). … Continue reading 30 Days of Thanksgiving – Day 29 – Almost there
Day 28 – Lovers We spent the day in Colorado Springs with our good friends David and Cheryl. They are … Continue reading 30 Days of Thanksgiving – Day 28 – Lovers