A Beautiful Morning You Were A sky so blue, rose with the morning dew The air so clean, so fresh A morning so bright, so warm In an instant it was changed The promise of a beautiful day Gave way to senseless hate and rage Years have passed since that senseless day When so … Continue reading Broken Promise!
I've had several conversations over the last month or so where I have found myself giving a description of the type of person I am. In these cases I have described myself as being an introverted extroverted person. Huh? I know it doesn't sound right so here's a little more explanation of what I mean. … Continue reading Being Public but Private
Tuesday, July 4th, 2017 is the day I lost my oldest and dearest friend. Edwin A. Dorsey, my father passed away and my world has been a little darker ever since. I do take great joy and comfort in the fact that exactly at 12:15 pm, he was instantly reunited with my mother who recently … Continue reading My Best Friend
All we really have, is that moment that's happening now. Right here, right now. The promise of growing old and having a lifetime of memories to look back on, for some, is an empty, unrelentingly cruel lie. A systematic elimination of memory after memory slowly erodes into a great void for that person who desperately … Continue reading Here and Now
picture from thefilmspectrum.com Day 1 - finished thoughts. I had a friend of mine comment yesterday with two, very insightful thoughts on truly following wherever Jesus may lead us. The first was the idea that we tend to limit God because we are unwilling to take risks, to dream big or maybe it's because we've never … Continue reading 40 Day Journey – with Dietrich Bonhoeffer – Day 1 finished
For those who know my family, you are already aware that we celebrated my son's graduation from Auburn University this past weekend. The weekend was absolutely perfect as once again we were all able to be together and join Kyle as he celebrated a huge milestone in his young life!! It was the first time … Continue reading A Celebration – My Family
This may be the most personal post I have in this series of Life Lessons and I probably won't do justice to how important these two things have been to our family over the years. I'm sure most of my kids will weigh in on this post and I really hope they do. The little … Continue reading Life Lesson Series – Music and Dancing
Time is an illusion, there is always time and then there is no time at all. It is here and gone in the same instant. On the 28th this month I will turn 48 and for the most part, there is very little I regret about my life. One of those is that I did … Continue reading Life Lesson Series – Time Management
The longer I live the more I find myself asking the question...Why? Why do Cub fans get excited every spring and think that yes, finally, this is their year? Why is it that the things that taste the best are the worst for you and vice versa? Why is Taylor Swift nominated for best female … Continue reading Why bother?
I thought I would take the time and try to put a wrap on my recent South Africa trip. I have not been the same person since that trip and my hope is that I never again, take for granted, this incredible life that I have been given. Before South Africa I was doing just … Continue reading South Africa Revisited