It’s Barbaric, But Hey – It’s Home

It’s Barbaric, But Hey – It’s Home

Did a song start playing in the back of your mind when you read that? Is the title juuuust out of reach? Is it going to bother you for the rest of this post- and probably all day- if you can’t remember the name of the song? If you’re like me? Probably. So make your...
Are You Covered

Are You Covered

Are you covered? “Face covering required”, posted at the entrance of every store, restaurant, and supermarket. You can’t buy or do anything outside your home without having your mouth, nose, and chin covered.  Many people feel this is entirely unfair to be required by...
New Beginnings

New Beginnings

In twelfth grade, I took a course called Writers Craft where we had the opportunity to dabble in different forms of writing like poetry. I remember absent-mindedly putting together this haiku:“This is how we are, just hung up around some star, turning to nothing.”Not...
The Training Wheels Are Off

The Training Wheels Are Off

I remember when I taught my son how to ride a bike. It was a difficult but rewarding experience.  To be able to pass on something I enjoyed as a child was an amazing adventure for me as a parent.  The joy of riding!  I vividly recall the freedom and independence of...
Faith > Fear

Faith > Fear

What is faith?“Faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen,” quoted from Hebrews 11:1. In simple terms, faith is to have strong and complete trust and confidence. Faith does require a whole lot of effort yet minimal quantity is...