Category Archives: Relationships

Memorial Day 2017 – What have We Learned?

We are in the 16th year of the longest war in American history. It’s the Memorial Day weekend. As a nation we remember all those who have served our nation in war, sacrificed their mental and physical health, and for … Continue reading

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Comfort

Futzin Resting In Aunt Nikki’s Arms This Memorial Day weekend, I went to Fergus Falls to celebrate the birthday of another family member. This time it was Andrew who turned one year old. Drew has the nickname Futzin which was … Continue reading

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Of Politics, Possibilities, and Egos

I intended this post to be about the fund raising luncheon for Senator Al Franken that I attended on Sunday. There was to be a photo or two of the Senator speaking and a short summary of what was said. … Continue reading

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Valentines Day

    Lovers at sunset, on the walls of the medieval city of Carcassone, France. Valentines Day is a concocted business holiday like Mothers Day and Fathers Day. Created to promote the sales of greeting cards, diamonds, and chocolate. Yet, despite … Continue reading

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Delight

Recently, I was invited to the birthday party of a friend’s three-old girl, Olivia. I’m not a parent, so I wasn’t certain exactly what to expect, except that there would be a lot of noise and energy. There was a … Continue reading

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Of Flags and Change and Becoming

I’m reading a book titled, the Book of Awakening, by Mark Nepo. It contains inspirational readings for each day of the year. Each one starts with a poem or quote followed by a short essay and then a series of … Continue reading

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Baptism and Belonging

        Andrew’s Baptism at South Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Rothsay, MN This last weekend I had the pleasure of gathering with my wife’s family for the baptism of the latest member, Andrew. It was the first time that I … Continue reading

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