Wednesday, October 19, 2005

Something Pretty For Later

I have a habit of copying and pasting little snippets into the body of e-mails and then saving them as drafts. Most of the time the subject line is blank, but for this one I'd typed "something pretty for later." I hadn't attributed the work to anyone, but I guessed at it, and I was right.

"Leap.

God lets us make a mess in the kitchen, a friend once said. So make the first move. Our boat is leaky, but it's the right boat. (We're out on the lake now.) This gift is for us. You will be my diary. I will be your mason jar full of backyard flowers."

-Linford Detweiler


Read the rest here.

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