A conversation with nature

Are you enjoying the majesty of nature this October and giving thanks for simple things. The green leaves that let go as yellow and rustic wings of wisdomUnder-rated I tread on themSweep them up Watch them glowThey spark imagination and wonder. Psalm 16 coincides with the 160 th blog; “Lord, you alone are my portion and my cup;YOU make my lot secure.The boundary lines have … Continue reading A conversation with nature

‘Old Glory’ in the quiet seclusion of Phoenix Park

Old Glory is a nickname for the flag of the United States. The original flag was owned by sea captain William Driver who flew the flag during his career at sea and then brought it to Nashville, Tennessee (sea) which is the sister city of Belfast, Northern Ireland, a city with a massive ship building history. It was flying low today on my morning walk. … Continue reading ‘Old Glory’ in the quiet seclusion of Phoenix Park

Cathedral thinking in a California redwood

Walking through a redwood forest along the coast of northern California or Oregon is an unforgettable experience. A great grace finds me. The same reverential awe stirs within whenever I step into a great medieval Cathedral in England or northern France. Spiritual values and history lessons are obtainable from both environments. Before I took the nature trail in Humboldt Redwoods Park, Facebook shared memories from … Continue reading Cathedral thinking in a California redwood