Write the Vision

In one of this morning's lectionary texts, the prophet Habakkuk presents his case to the Lord. All around him he sees destruction and strife, and he doesn't see the Lord doing much about it. A portion of the Lord's answer to Habakkuk comes: Write the vision; make it plain on tablets, so that a runner … Continue reading Write the Vision

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Corrective Lenses

"I don't even look at the letters anymore. I listen to the hesitation in patients' voices." I had zoned out in the¬†ophthalmologist's chair after a long day at school, but his aside to a junior ophthalmologist¬†intrigued me. I'd invested a lot of energy in trying to get the letters right in the years since I … Continue reading Corrective Lenses