Category Archives: Spiritual Contemplation

The Rest of the Ring Story

Solomon wrote “There is a time to search and a time to give up searching.” He didn’t say either would be easy. Continue reading

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New Ring, Old Promises

Sometimes, the value of a thing is not in itself but in what it represents. I think that’s especially true of wedding bands. Continue reading

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The Strother Martin Wedding Band

You ever figure out that you’d failed to share that conversation inside your head that you’d been having with someone else ? Continue reading

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Beyond Repair

Sometimes people (and God) go beyond simply repairing something; they make it even more beautiful than it was before. Continue reading

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A Tight Band

Sometimes, in order to save something of greater value, we have to sacrifice something of lesser value. Better to give up a wedding ring than lose a finger. Continue reading

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Cool and Soothing Waters

Taking a break from work to share a dip in a mountain stream with my son: priceless. Continue reading

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Not Quite Paradise

Whether we’re traveling through the Mojave or Walnut River Valley, it’s what we carry inside us that determines whether we live in Paradise or Purgatory. Continue reading

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