Tag Archives: joy

The Joy of a Million Souls

A week ago my wife Christiana and I had the wonderful opportunity of attending Game #6 of the National League Championship Series. At that game, the Chicago Cubs defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-0 and advanced to the World Series … Continue reading

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Solisbury Hill

For those of you who are out there wondering if I will write a blog post for each song in Peter Gabriel’s music library while I’m on this trip, I can assure you that I will not. In fact it … Continue reading

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Day 40

Have you ever noticed how many times the number 40 pops up in history, spirituality and literature? It’s a good number indeed, but I’ve often wondered why the number 40 plays such a high profile. The most important thing about … Continue reading

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What Price Would You Pay?

For absolute silence? For total piece of mind? Apparently the price I needed to pay was the cost of this five day sabbatical in nature. It is a monetary cost that I likely should not have paid in a state … Continue reading

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I Owe It All To The Turkey Hunter

My day on Sunday started like every other day on this sabbatical. It started with me waking up too early. For some reason no matter how much sleep I intend to get on this journey, I always get less. In … Continue reading

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Wondering?

I sit here and I wonder. I wonder about the direction of my life. I wonder what will happen to our friend Kelly as she tries to reclaim a life that she never had a chance to live. I wonder … Continue reading

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Dublin’s Final Call

Two weeks ago today we departed Chicago for Dublin. Our flight was a mid afternoon departure from O’hare International airport. Our plan was to fly to Newark, which we did. We thought the best idea from there was to catch … Continue reading

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