Arlene, Nkosi and Intention

On Friday, I went to the funeral of Arlene—a woman I never had the pleasure of personally meeting in this life, but knew of because of my friend: her daughter, Carol. I’ve been to many viewings and funerals, but this one was filled with more joy than almost any I’ve experienced. (Another one was for […]

Independence Day

Today is “The Fourth of July”. Independence Day, in The United States of America, celebrates the signing of “The Declaration of Independence” from the United Kingdom. Some years we go to an amazing fireworks display, in a little town near our home. There’s a sing-a-long with music representing all branches of our Armed Forces and then fireworks are set off […]

The “Lost & Found” Box

a random glove an umbrella a pair of eyeglasses a pen These are just some of the things that might be found in a “Lost and Found” box. Much of what’s “found” and deposited in the box is forgotten and left behind, never again to be claimed by its original owner. You look in the box […]