D-Day, Pray for Peace

On this day, June 6 in 1944, the Allied Forces invaded Normandy, France to initiate the destruction and surrender of the German war machine that would end World War II.  Eleven months later on April 29, 1945, Germany surrendered and on August 15, 1945, Japan surrendered ending WWII.  War remains.  Pray for Peace. General Dwight […]

The Rich Young Man

It was not until I was 55-years old that I began to read the gospels with genuine interest and a true desire to understand the messages contained in them.  The story that has gnawed at my brain since that time is the story of the rich young man.  It can be found in Mark 10:17, […]


With the Kinnickinnic River a short drive from the house and inspired by the thought that I can take my grandchildren on a grand adventure, I acquired a tandem kayak that is easily converted to a solo kayak.  Grandson Travis will be the first victim, but we will wait until summer vacation in just a […]


In a recent “Listen Well” offering, author, playwright and essayist Margaret Dulaney referenced the Irish mystic, Lorna Byrne.  Unfamiliar with Lorna Byrne, I did some research which quickly grabbed my attention.  I purchased her first book Angels in My Hair (©2008) and read the 300 pages over two months in small pieces.  The ‘about the […]