Category Archives: Experience, Strength and Hope (God)

9/11 – Please God, Let Me Never Forget

Two thousand eleven to two thousand fourteen, All days in between, Remembrances are often, Overtime they soften.   Widows and widowers, Fathers, mothers, sisters brothers, Innocents and saviors, Heroes and warriors.   Children … Oh God the Children! Please God … Continue reading

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For Allison’s Mom (1992)

  The month we were married our child was conceived, At first I was shocked it was hard to believe. Denial was instant so great was my fear, It was what I wanted but now it was here.   As … Continue reading

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Holly, Holly Full of Grace

Holly, Holly full of Grace, Lights the world with a smiling face, Daughter, wife, mother, friend, From our hearts, love we send.

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Righteous Indignation

Righteous indignation is typically a reactive emotion of anger over perceived mistreatment, insult, or malice. It is akin to what is called the sense of injustice. In some Christian doctrines, righteous indignation is considered the only form of anger which … Continue reading

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This is gonna hurt …

No amount of reading, talking, advising or warning replaces practical experience as an educator. Wisdom is thus attained. One might wish to save another the frustration, anger, pain and humiliation associated with practical experience, but for most people the only … Continue reading

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A Stitch In Time

Over time a broken bone will mend, The two pieces will no longer be ends, Stitched together the bone is made strong, Better they say as though nothing is wrong.   It happens sometimes that friendships seem broken, Trust that … Continue reading

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My 2007 Letter to My Father on His Birthday

Dad, Looking back to my late teens and early twenties, I thought I wanted to be nothing like you and made sure you knew it. Today, I am proud of the man I am and proud that the man I … Continue reading

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Love’s Safekeeping

You make it easy to be me, Limbs get shaky at times in my tree, Daring comes easy holding your hand, Embolden am I with you as my Valentine!   Together we’ve seen a life void of privation, These visions … Continue reading

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Be Your Own Disciple

A disciple must believe. He will know the right and proper action to take in all circumstance. By virtue of an examined life the tenets of a well lived life are well known and shame is the result of deviations. … Continue reading

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Ode to a Dad

  As much as I would like to say, As a dad this is my day, Let’s look at how all was begun, And how proud I am to be your son.   In my life there was another, He … Continue reading

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