First Steps

The path of the righteous is like the light of dawn which shines brighter and brighter until full day. Proverbs 4:18 Who knows where first steps lead? We feel our way through death’s vale, beyond the pale to dark corners, blind alleys, a way hardly taken, through dark nights of the soul. This is the […]

Punctuating the night

Waking in the middle of the night, say, midway between lying and rising, just then, is not always curse and cue for raking old worries to no effect. just sometimes we awake with a blessing, precious memories shine our consciousness: not one, but two lights beam in darkness, a colon before rest. where do they […]

Patara Beach

On this beach sound and sand we lay ourselves to rest: an annual punctuation, a colon and breathing space, kindling and basking delighted by overlapping waves of welcome: a silver thread in tiredness’ tapestry. Tourists and turtles take their turns digging to cool sand for new generation; young engineers make their marks and build playful […]