These Keys

“If you can’t be a trapeze artist then you might as well try writing. Your failures will be less spectacular and you won’t break your neck trying it.” Margie Orford, a South African writer.

I raced boats as a kid. Too many close calls made me more careful as I grew up.

In my last quarter, writing is a place I find both excitement and peace. To enhance someone else’s day is a wonderful way to spend a few hours. The Lord enriches my days through my head, my heart and these keys.


“The cloud never comes in that quarter of the horizon from which we watch for it.” Elizabeth Gaskell, a 19th-century English author

Troubles frequently surprise us. Lots of things we worry about never happen.

That’s the journey. I realized 37 years ago I needed God’s love to traverse the maze. It is a priceless gift.