sanctuary

sanc·tu·ar·y ˈsaNGk(t)SHəˌwerē/ noun 1. a place of refuge or safety. refuge, haven, harbour, oasis, shelter, retreat, hideaway 2. a nature reserve reserve, park, reserrvation, preserve.  “a bird sanctuary” 3.  a holy place; a temple or church. the inmost recess or holiest part of a temple or church. the part of  a church containing the high altar. I…

I See Fire

The sunset was really cool today. So yes, I instagrammed it. And yes, I put a filter on it. I wasn’t going to but I idly flipped through them and fell in awe of the red hues here. It reminded me of when the Israelites were led by “fire by day and a cloud by…

Shivering

I read a story this morning about a mountain. Well, the mountain was a minor character. Okay fine, it wasn’t a character. It was the setting. I did pay attention in English class. Actually I didn’t. That was a lie. English was boring. But. The story, the setting, the point: I was reading an account…

Bus Times is Good Times

As I sit gleefully piecing together Mongolian insults out of my limited vocabulary, Adele works on memorizing scripture on our bus ride. Soon she will be able to recite the book of Ephesians, and I will be able to say “You stupid cabbage” and “dirty monkeys” at the drop of a hat. Clearly, we see…