The Truth

Yesterday, I posted about finding the peace in today, not at all fictitious.  But it was, I’ll remind you, yesterday.  Here is the truth I discovered today: Yesterday, the Christmas tree stood in the new center of our familiar home and the plan was to take it down and box up all its little decoration friends today, but…

The Peace of Today

Tomorrow the Christmas tree will come down, but today, it still stands, nine feet tall, in the new center of our familiar home. Tomorrow the decorations—the lights, bobbles, stockings, and wall hangings—will be boxed back up until next year, but today, they add a contrast of color to the of-this-and-other-worldly colors of this space. Tomorrow…

Abandon

Today has me looking back over posts that were never published.  Of all of them, this one has stayed with me for months, tugging on my sleeve like an patient child: It was a Tuesday that felt like a Monday.  To be sure, it was the day after Labor Day, the kind of day that requires that…