The Thorny Path

Books were an extremely large part of my childhood. In my early years grown-ups read aloud to me. I can remember hearing the Joel Chandler Harris Uncle Remus stories many times before they became controversial. Most memorable were his tales of that old trickster Br’er Rabbit. I can still hear


Studying Earth’s times and marking her timeless holy days was once something that was disguised for me by grown-ups within the Christian liturgical year. In falling away from those imitative seasons and out of sync with organized religion altogether I began a process of deep remembering. Now each passing season