for my parents

I just downloaded Ben Rector’s CD. His song “Hank,” brought tears to my eyes. This is for you dad and mom. (Neither of you were ever a bother ) “To a boy who looks just like his mother, who’s a sister to her brother who sings this song with that boy from far away I…

birthday psalm

Something my mom started with me is having a birthday psalm. Whatever age you are that year, the psalm that corresponds to your age is your ‘theme psalm’ for the year. This year I am 23. What a good psalm huh? What I’m going to do in subsequent posts, is insert personal experiences in the…

A Painting of Life

I imagine many of the valuable and expensive horse hairs fell out of the brush because of my lack of dexterity. I
watched Long Ju paint many a beautiful painting, only realizing and recognizing its value later.