What message for me today? Mayhap a mission to begin, or a day for some word of advice, a star to steer by. This could be a time simply to rest, to watch, be aware, pray. Whatever the case, I stand ready despite my meagerness, my inefficiency, my uncertainty. Mold me, teach me, use me, … Continue reading Ready
And there is love…When There IS Love — Life On The Patio
It's like a dream I used to have, about a car crash I knew was gonna happen, but couldn't prevent. This is going to end badly; just a matter of time. I still hear Brandon saying you can't fix this. And he's right, I know. But we'll be cleaning up the debris when the inevitable … Continue reading So Be It
A quick aside, five days or so after the fact. I didn't watch a minute of President Trump's State of the Union address, so I didn't know until the next day that radio's Republican mouthpiece Rush Limbaugh had been given a Medal of Freedom. A day or so after, I looked at a list of … Continue reading Seriously?
School never really ends, does it? We'll put in some years of formalized classwork and take home diplomas and degrees for our troubles. But come the dawn another day begins, bringing along more to learn, new ways to grow. Grades? They become subjective. You may take away a different lesson than I; both will be … Continue reading Continuous
Dawn's first light, peeking just over the houses to the east, herald of a new day set to start. Somewhere this day, dreams will be realized; other dreams will shatter. Lives will begin; other lives will end. For most of us, nothing terribly unusual will happen. This will be a day to grind through. But … Continue reading The Day Begins
He strolled into JC Penney with glazed eyes and goofy grin, oblivious to his appearance as, earlier that morning, he had become the father of a beautiful baby girl. Seemingly within minutes, he had been wrapped around her little fingers, and still is, truth be told. This fall marks thirty years since that morning. Much … Continue reading Little Girl No More