Author: spiritstirrer


I want to begin with some first things. These are very personal and because of that they provide a way to interpret my writing, past,

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On Forty-One

It would be difficult to describe my 41st year of life. As my 40th birthday approached last year I knew that forty provided a new

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In Memoriam XII

There are keener griefs than God.They come quietly, and in plain daylight,leaving us with nothing, and the means to feel it. Christian Wiman in “This

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The Calm Before the Storm

I was preparing for my second Sunday and enjoying the camaraderie of Vacation Bible School. In the midst of it there were hospital visits, get

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