Glimmer of Heaven

[amazon_enhanced asin=”0849946158″ /] Clint and I recently received the book Heaven is for Real as a thank you gift.  I had never heard of the book before, even though it’s #1 on the NY Times bestseller list.  I read books based on word of mouth or I stick to my favorite...

Shut up and Listen

Last Friday afternoon I was tearing around the house like a bat out of hell, tossing things in a suitcase helter-skelter and keeping one eye on the clock.  I had an appointment with God in western Tennessee.  In a moment of weakness, I’d signed up for a guided silent retreat at a convent somewhere on the way to Memphis.  All I knew is that it was two and a half hours from Franklin and it didn’t take second grade math to figure out that I was leaving too late to arrive on time.  Sigh! Not the best way to begin my weekend of retreat from manic modernity to silent listening. Welcome to my world.  Too much to do – good things, most of...