How many times have I traveled this road as it bends and curves? Enough lately so I dare to look around and let the Journey carry me. It downshifts itself to climb. Carmine and golden hills surround me. I’m in ski country. My dad says this road was once an Indian trail that led from Petoskey to Alpena. Gray […]
There Is No Hurry
There is No Hurry I pour tomatoes and chop sweet onion, snip parsley frills and crush some basil, dash salt, sprinkle sugar. Stir. I race against the clock. Hurry. A tasty sauce takes time to simmer, but hungry stomachs will arrive at six. I rattle glasses, bang the stainless, wash and wipe. Outside a silver needle […]
still saturday: what’s the hurry?
We need to slow down the frenzied pace. Stop spinning in circles. Quit rushing. And ask ourselves, “What’s the hurry?” ~Ann Kroeker in Not So Fast, p. 44 Am I living a full life, or have I simply filled up my life? Is all our busyness at this breakneck speed actually getting […]