Big Fun at Jury Duty

The dreaded “white paper” invitation to jury duty arrived in the mail a couple months ago. It only meant that I COULD be called to serve, not that I WOULD be called. But I knew they’d call me this time. I just knew it somehow. The more dreaded “yellow paper” invitation arrived later, saying that … More Big Fun at Jury Duty



Another song blog from “Sleepers.” Sorry that I took a break from these for a few weeks. December is BUSY! This is a song about repentance. The mistake that some in Christian faith traditions make, in my experience, is in thinking that repentance (“changing your mind” is the literal definition of the original Greek term … More Turn

Sweet Air

Another song blog from “Sleepers.” It’s a cold winter’s day, so… …imagine it’s early springtime and you are enjoying the new change of seasons. You’re in a marvelous spot somewhere out in the country. There are no traffic noises or car horns. Just some chatty birds or noisy crickets or the wind rubbing the tree … More Sweet Air

Cruel Earth

Another song blog from “Sleepers.” It’s too easy to just say “hey pick yourself up” to folks who are really down. It’s not that easy, and we’ve learned so much about the way the mind operates and about how emotions change us and help us and hurt us. I like that in our society, mental … More Cruel Earth