Category Archives: Experience, Strength and Hope (God)

Beasts of Burden

My wife and I shoulder the yoke of our shared lives as gracefully as the soil, into which our plow share is forming a new furrow, allows. For me, this recently came into sharp focus while we were replacing soffit … Continue reading

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Own Today, and Everyday

Below is a message from me to my most beautiful daughter Allison. I have just finished our phone call in which you had just left the office after quitting your job. Again, congratulations on how you handled the process! My … Continue reading

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My Wife Caught Me Doing It!

For quite a while I have turned down our bed in the evening. It is one a few ways I do such small things in attempt to silently honor my wife and to let her know how much I appreciate, … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts About Stuttering, and Me

Most of my life I self-identified as a stutterer. Today I see myself as a writer. Apples and oranges, you say? Perhaps. Today my drive for effective communication may be derived by limitations imposed on me by my stutter. As … Continue reading

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You and Me, Yin and Yang

Who is yin, and who is yang, My protest is muted, yours is bang, Look before leap, for this I’m renown, You figure it out on the way down.   Is someone wrong, anyone right? Is someone day, anyone night? … Continue reading

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Unmaking of a Man

A man may not consider what makes him such. And, at least in part, is thereby made. A man may consider what makes him such. And, at least in part, is thereby thwarted from being made man. A man looking … Continue reading

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Denigrating Tradition

To some degree, each generation denigrates tradition. Without this, none would achieve enlightenment and we might all still be involved in activities that are unacceptable in most of today’s societies. In the upcoming generation it is quite common to denigrate … Continue reading

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