The Spirit—alive and well

When a strong, hard-working and talented craftsman sits slumped in mental confusion unable to fasten a snap or string two thoughts together into meaningful speech, the reality is clear.  The outer man is decaying.  The brain as a function of the physical body is wasting away.  What is left? I have been mulling over these […]

Night Wanderings…

Have you read anything about Alzheimer’s? I’ve only just begun. After a week of real-life observation and a session with a doctor pronouncing the grim diagnosis, the subject has become suddenly relevant to my life. It’s not a stray word or a vague notion anymore. It’s attached to somebody I love, somebody I long for […]