A few years ago, we underwent minor
surgery on our right foot, which caused
us to reread and better appreciate the
scripture, "If the foot says, 'I am not a
part of the body because I am not a hand,'
that does not make it any less of a part
of the body." (My paraphrase of First
Obviously, we never miss a foot until we
An old proverbial question keeps running
through our mind..."What mischief's afoot?'"
And E.E. Cummings pegged us well when he
penned..."The sweet small clumsy feet of April
came into the ragged meadow of my soul."
Shakespeare's advice struck a responsive
cord within us..."The game's afoot: Follow
your spirit." (King Henry V). Sherlock Holmes
picked up on that one.
Parenthetically, our spirit gained much from
With faith in Him who watcheth o'er
our every footstep,
we envision that day when our souls
shall truly be footloose and fancy free.