Monthly Archives: January 2004

Why I Write –2

Good morning, everyone. It’s somewhere south of thirty below zero, not to get above -25 today. A hard time, quite beyond quaint and romantic. I woke up on this cold morning to the following message: Good morning Kent Nerburn, I pastor a small church in the suburbs of Milwaukee. One of my members, Doris, died on Tuesday and her funeral is tomorrow afternoon. On her bedside table, her daughter found your book “Small Graces” that she had been reading. She […]

A touching note

I just received this in an email. I pass it along because one does not often hear messages of such pure heart. It was written by someone who has the wisdom of 83 years on this earth. We would all do well to listen. Enjoy. > > Dear Bertha, > > I’m reading more and dusting less. I’m sitting in the yard and admiring > the view without fussing about the weeds in the garden. I’m spending more > time […]