There is something to be said for being together. Our closeness or unity or connection to another person or group of folks quenches the thirsty we have for belonging. As … Continue reading A network of togetherness
Rochester, New York carries the distinction of consistently having the most rainy days in America. At 167 days on average, the good folks who live there have to keep an … Continue reading Can your friends pass the rain test?
So you had an expectation of something — that’s how it starts. Then you feel that you deserve that expectations fulfillment. Excitement follows. Expectation grows and an adrenaline rush ensues. … Continue reading The psychology of disappointment
Happy New Year! This is the time for reflection and change in our lives and hopefully life’s lessons have taught us well enough that we are heeding the call and … Continue reading We were robbed!
Today I turn 49 years old. It is hard to believe that when I was 16 years old I did not think I would make it to age 30. It … Continue reading Happy birthday to me
You know the old saying that if you let something go and if it comes back to you, then it truly belongs to you? I just wonder how practical the … Continue reading Is it really yours?
It seems as though God should get praise and glory for the things he has given us and done for us. No one would argue that we serve an awesome … Continue reading We owe him praise
This past week saw the taking down of the confederate flag in South Carolina and it was not without its controversies. Highlighted in that week was congressional sparring about the … Continue reading Accepted
We are a society of extremes — and it doesn’t have to be that way. The way things are going we will of course destroy our planet and ourselves. There … Continue reading No middle ground
I understand psychologically that I can not see myself, all I see is a reflection. All of these images I see of myself need help from the people that actually … Continue reading The importance of my well being
To my Father in heaven, It is with love and gratitude that I write this blog in dedication of your devotion to me. You have gone far above the call … Continue reading Letter to God
Growing up in America we are conditioned to pursue happiness which really means success. That success has been the driving force of our wealth-seeking missions in this country. For some, … Continue reading Success vs. Significance