Presumption or Promise?

Presumption or Promise?

Presumption or Promise? Written By: Chris Mace Setting Sail on a Foggy Morning in Stonington, Maine A quintessential, summer morning sail along the Maine coast includes lobster boats and pots, wharf smells and screeching gulls, lifting fog and salty breeze filling...
Into the Wind

Into the Wind

Into the Wind Written By: Chris Mace Racing by Mark Island, Winter Harbor, Maine By trimming the sails, a good sailor skillfully pulls the wind into the canvas, dominates the prevailing, opposing and shifting gusts, and maneuvers his boat forward. He or she knows...
Coffee Thoughts

Coffee Thoughts

Coffee Thoughts Written By: Chris Mace Settling Moon on the Taunton River, Sullivan, Maine Early morning on the river’s shore, Listening to the flowing, rippling water Watching the rising sun and settling moon in an expanding universe Sipping a cup of coffee…. Peace,...
Land that I Love

Land that I Love

Land that I Love Written By: Chris Mace Gathering Clouds over Moosehead Lake and Mount Kineo Although written during WW1 and revised in 1938 when WW11 was on the horizon and a great testing for America lay ahead, Irving Berlin’s “God Bless America” has always been my...
Timing Is Crucial

Timing Is Crucial

Timing Is Crucial Written By: Chris Mace Pond Lilies on Mount Desert Island, Maine We know plants bloom or fruit at specific times. Field daisies flower, crab apples blossom, and pond lilies emerge on schedule. There are seasons to life, and at some point, we become...
You have a Budget. What is God’s?

You have a Budget. What is God’s?

You have a Budget. What is God’s? Written By: Chris Mace Built Upon a Rock, Grindstone, Winter Harbor, Maine If we are wise, we work, budget, don’t over extend our credit, and live within our means. But our fortunes are tied to more than the money we earn or...