The Obscure Path

We walked by the river every day.  There’s a path, well-marked after years of use by fishermen and now by us.  Many times, the man took the clippers to clear thorny vines and encroaching brush as we walked.  He carefully kicked aside sticks strewn from the wind while he watched… Continue reading

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Higher and Deeper, Note 5

Higher and Deeper. Note 5 Faylene’s story… The plaque hung on the wall in my bedroom, in my college dorm room, and in the living room of every house I subsequently called home for the next 30 years. During a very difficult time when I needed to slim down to… Continue reading

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Prayer, Faith, and Tugboat Power

Most people pay attention to big things. For some, it’s power. For others it is fame or money. In shipping, it’s the big ships that get attention. After all, ships laden with cargo are worth a fortune that will be delivered to a places far away. Sea lanes are full… Continue reading

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