Uncategorized / 19.05.2010

Rhythm, a steady beat, sometimes fast, sometimes slow, at times even irregular. But always ordered. Maybe not to the casual onlooker. But to the one who listens, who looks beyond the elementary obvious, there it is. Unmistakable, undeniable, solid, strong, defining. Routine . . a tempting substitute. I hear its siren song, promising control, security, peace? Promising what it can't deliver. Like notes that need a score, routine must listen for, hear, and attend to rhythm.God, may Your rhythm motivate, regulate, invigorate my routine. May Your heartbeat, Your will, Your sovereign hand be my rhythm....

Uncategorized / 06.10.2009

I love to make plans. Like an artist with a fresh, new blank canvas, I sit before my daily calendar pages, the literal future just waiting for my omniscient pencil to paint my plans, hopes and desires for the days and weeks ahead. I once heard that personalities can be described by the phrase “ready, aim, fire.” For example, there are those people who are just full of energy. Their lives seem to be one steady stream of action . . “FIRE, FIRE, FIRE.” There are the types who tend to leap before they look. They can be...