Posts tagged be present
Be Present: The Balance Between the Tenses

We have heard the adage, "Today is a gift, that's why it's called 'the present!'" But how can we BE present when so many distractions are calling us to look forward or to look behind? How do we find the balance between the tenses so that the here and now aren’t completely overlooked in the hubbub of life?

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Say Goodbye to the Goose | Lesson In Self Absorbency

One of the consequences of living in the rural Midwest is the unmistakable backyard menace – the Canadian goose. My goodness, my desire for all animals to love me does not apply to this horrid creature. Geese are such strange things. They waddle their way into every free area, and set up camp. Not only do they set up camp, but they will defend it at all costs. When I say defend it, I mean freak out about any organism within a 10 yard radius. From a distance, it’s hilarious! When it’s right in front of you… it’s horrendous.

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