Eternity? Who me?

I'll just come right out and say it: I don't like the idea of spending "eternity" playing a harp. I wouldn't even want to spend eternity playing a French horn, which happens to be the musical instrument I played from 5th grade through high school and love. I love to hear it starting at minute 1:05 … Continue reading Eternity? Who me?

To be a simple man

 Lynyrd Skynyrd  understood what it was to be a simple man: Mama told me when I was young "Come sit beside me, my only son And listen closely to what I say And if you do this it'll help you some sunny day" "Oh, take your time, don't live too fast Troubles will come and … Continue reading To be a simple man

To begin: get over yourself

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FVAAnc13xpM I'm asking you to get over yourself, but the bad news is that I can't tell you exactly how to do it. Before you turn on me and get all up in arms in the belief that I'd endeavor to lead you blindly to a destination unknown to me, let me rephrase: The bad … Continue reading To begin: get over yourself

You are a seeker

Do you remember the moment you first questioned something that you'd never before thought to question? That moment when your certitude shifted from a this is what is because it is and always has been to a query of is it actually? And if it indeed IS, why is that and who decided that was so, and … Continue reading You are a seeker

Stick together and we can do this

9 years ago when my youngest graduated from kindergarten (and no, I can't believe it was that long ago, and yes, with my 2 eldest children graduating from college this week, I am suddenly feeling extremely verklempt, but that's a post of its own...) the theme of the program was the Robert Fulghum book All I … Continue reading Stick together and we can do this

Never doubt- mom’s there

Many years ago I read an article  posted by a twitter buddy stating that most often it was deceased mothers of the dying who visited them. Now, I'm sure I don't have to point out by this time that not only am I not skeptical of the dead greeting the dying, as I've been blessed with … Continue reading Never doubt- mom’s there