"Behold, I send you forth as sheep in the midst of wolves: be ye therefore wise as serpents, and harmless as doves." - Matthew 10:16 King James Version (KJV)   And yet the "original sin" (which was not actually called a "sin" in the telling of this...

[video width="2160" height="2160" mp4="https://woodsandwander.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/69324427_1260936467409701_4687356189436634411_n.mp4"][/video]   "The desperate need today is not for a greater number of intelligent people, or gifted people, but for deep people." - Richard J. Foster On the way to Hayward yesterday (it was a 2 hour and 45 minute drive, each way), I listened...

When Love Dies   It begins with a hairline fracture One that can't be reset It grows wider, slowly over time The Great Divide.   Walls have been erected - No bridges left to cross You've become perfect strangers In a land full of the lost.   Does wisdom say it's worth it Black hole; heart...

Sunday's have a stillness and an ease that make me wax nostalgic. Today is made for my down-comforter, too many pillows, coffee, salted dark chocolate, books, and journal writing.   Sundays remind me of my dad. If I close my eyes I can still see myself...