Chasing My Thoughts

My mind often keeps me awake at night, (actually, it keeps me awake most nights) racing with the thoughts of the day. Sometimes I just lie here trying to catch up to everything running around in my head. Usually, I can grab hold of a few of them and ponder on them for a while, … Continue reading Chasing My Thoughts

Kindness: Pay it Forward

We live in a world full of hurting people. For one reason or another, many walk around with chains around their necks, bound by emotional and/or physical pain. For many life seems to be taking more than it's giving. For them it gets harder and harder to hold their head up, and they start "wondering … Continue reading Kindness: Pay it Forward

Decisions, Decisions: Doing what’s best for you!

Life is full of decisions. What am I gonna eat? What am I gonna wear? Where are we going? What should I watch on TV? The list goes on and on. We are all asked to make hundreds of decisions everyday, and hopefully we make the right choice... at least some of the time. Some … Continue reading Decisions, Decisions: Doing what’s best for you!

Reminiscing and Remembering

I remember, when I was young, sitting on the steps of my Aunt Susie's front porch with her. As cars would go by, she'd almost always tell me there goes "so and so" or that's "such and such". She seemed to know everyone that passed by. Then she'd tell me a story about the person … Continue reading Reminiscing and Remembering

Stay the course

"Stay the course": A phrase used in the context of a war or battle meaning to pursue a goal regardless of any obstacles or criticism. Many of us have goals in life. For each of us there's probably a thousand different things. For some it may be visiting another country. For others it may be … Continue reading Stay the course

Take a “Me” time out!

We all need a minute every now and then. Right? I mean life these days, it's busy. I don't care who you are or where you live, life moves at a pace that's hard to keep up with, especially if you are exhausted and burned out. You need time for you. You and only you. … Continue reading Take a “Me” time out!

A Soft Answer

One of my favorite passages is Proverbs 15:1. It says "A soft answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger". Everywhere we turn these days it seems harsh words rule the day, and many people are just angry. Triggered by the news or social media, I've witnessed both written and verbal exchanges … Continue reading A Soft Answer