Extra crunch-42 word micro story

Vacations are the perfect time to indulge life. Soak up moments  with family and friends creating a lifetime of unforgettable memories. If you are not careful it can become routine when your focus is on perfection. Eat ice cream with extra crunch.

In Everything

Father God, thank you for this day of Thanksgiving. We are grateful for the undying grace that you shine over our lives. Father thank you for the time we are about to share today with our family and friends. Diane and I behold the moments when our home is filled with those closest to usContinue reading “In Everything”

Inheritance

It is hard to imagine a year without taking the time to be thankful for our life. On the eve of Thanksgiving Day, complete with cuts, scrapes and discolored fingertips from a day of chopping, I am full. You might be thinking how is that possible because you haven’t cooked the turkey yet? Chopping for 3Continue reading “Inheritance”

Mistaken

It is intriguing that while there is so much talk about the word respect in relationships meanwhile there seems to be less in our lives than ever before.  People in our society are focused on more, faster, never enough, an idiosyncratic culture that there isn’t any room for reverence. You know what I am talkingContinue reading “Mistaken”

One more time

The other day a photographer came to interview me for a story they are doing in a local newspaper.  I am not exactly a fan of having my picture taken and this photographer must have sensed my anxiousness. He was a really nice man, born and raised in the city. He was chatting me upContinue reading “One more time”

Street lamp

Turn on the television to watch 7 minutes of the local news. Pick up a news paper, scroll the feed and you see it. Turn on the radio, read a tweet and it is there. Listen at the water cooler or in line at Starbucks the chatter fills your ears. It is at the lineContinue reading “Street lamp”

At the Table

Sundays are becoming my new favorite day of the week. I was at a seminar this week listening to a speaker who was talking of leaders caring for their soul. We all have people we take care in our life. We all lead in someway caring for someone in our life, whether you are health professional, aContinue reading “At the Table”

Not for thee

It is unbelievable when it happens in your life. It hits you like a sucker punch that you never saw coming. There is no rehearsal or planning for it, it just piles on you like a ton of concrete.  Each time it seems to hurt as much has the first experience. It is impossible to buildContinue reading “Not for thee”

Momology

Today is the eve of an important annual event. Sons and daughters rushing around to create the perfect day to honor an extraordinary hero in their life. This Superhero always finds the right thing to say or do to help support and guide you troughout life. She is always there when you need her whether it’sContinue reading “Momology”