This Moment In Time Forever

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Day’s Verse:

“From the rising of the sun to its setting the name of the LORD is to be praised. The LORD is high above all nations; His glory is above the heavens.”

Ps. 113:3-4

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I walked into Tilton, unsuspecting. Opening the door, a piano’s voice instantly wrapped me in its joyful, laughing melody as the sun’s rays flowed through the wall of windows to cast a twisted grid on the hardwood floor. In the light floated, serenely, a red balloon. Sedately it rose, taking its time, the shadow and light changing it from maroon to red alternately. Behind it, through the window, blue sky and white clouds shone; the floor glowed; and through it all the piano player danced his fingers skilfully across the keys. With the balloon, the music rose, and as it sank the notes did too. Child’s tunes interwove with Bach to bounce about the echoing hall, cutting through the sunlight and sinking into Coleridge’s words standing before my eyes. The words, the balloon, the sun, and the music for a time froze life’s troubles. It was God in life, beautiful beyond my sorry words can explain. Wonderful. Glorious. Glowing. Irreplaceable. Joyful. Continue Reading >>

Ps. 113:3-4

I was struck by how beautiful the sky looked as I left the apartment this morning; then I realized it was simply overcast, but bright, ever so bright. Not to hurt your eyes, just to leave you feeling that it was a wonderful day to live. I brought my camera along, but I don’t think it’s Worcester that is changing so I could capture it on “film.” God is opening my eyes, teaching me again to be joyfully alive.

Although I’ll spend most of my Clark day alone, that’s OK. I’m happy to be here, alive, intelligent, and able to learn. And puzzled about where the loads of avian guano on the paths come from since there are never any avians in evidence. Continue Reading >>