8:18

Floor time

September 24, 2018
Playing with a toddler is giving me a fresh view of faith.
The shiny surface above me is like a living Escher drawing.
In the cellar to get laundry, I am once again surprised by the sight of ripe cherry tomatoes.
The Empire State Building looms outside my window like a giant hypodermic needle.

Face time

September 8, 2018
This morning, my pareidolia is acting up.
The candle appears like an apparition in my darkened room, aglow without a flame.
I ask Kim simply, “What do you look for?”
I can pinpoint the moment when my dark mood began to lift.
The sculpture caught me by surprise, like some malevolent spider on the wall.
As I wander around this small, tourist town, I just keep thinking, “Why lighthouses?”
This is the best 8:18 moment in a century.
It’s our fourth time and it isn’t getting any easier.
I’m walking in downtown Houston when a sign gets all in my business.
If change is inevitable, why is it so painful?
My daughter and I are gawking at a mushroom that is small, shiny and gaudy purple.

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