twenty two

Hello reader! Today is my son Jamie’s birthday. He’s 22, which you most likely gleaned from the title of this entry. So, like I have in the past, I wrote a letter in honor of the day. Dear James, I don’t know if you realize it, but this time of year not only marks your … More twenty two

staircase

Here’s the analogy: Life is similar to a staircase.  We keep climbing, striving, going up and up.  Moving towards goals.  Moving towards the end. Yet I’ve stopped climbing.  I’ve reached a floor, maybe the fourth.  Maybe the forty-fifth.  It doesn’t matter so much the number.  But I can’t locate the staircase.  I’m wandering around, lost, … More staircase

fear.factors

Fear is the squelcher of hope.  It’s difficult to be hopeful when you’re fearful.  To hope is to wish for the best.  To fear is [well, I think you know what to fear is].   Because HOPE is my word for 2013, I’m reminded fear is on the other end of the pole.  Someone recently asked … More fear.factors