Monthly Archives: April 2016

The Lost Art

We live in an age of instant communication. Social media sites like Facebook and Twitter and Google Plus allow us to instantly communicate whatever happens to be on our minds and hearts. Did you and your spouse have a date … Continue reading

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A Giving Tree

When my kids were little, we had a book titled The Giving Tree. I can still see the cover of that book. It was mostly green with a black and white picture of a tree and a human figure. The storyline … Continue reading

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Wishing

“I wish I understood things better than I do. I wish I had made better choices in so many areas. I wish my dad was still around to talk to. I wish I could re-live my kids’ childhood. I wish I … Continue reading

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Fear Knocks Loudly

I have a beautiful grandson. He brings sunshine to the darkest days. When I go to my daughter’s home to visit or pick them up to go somewhere, he squeals loudly when he sees me walk in the door. He … Continue reading

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The Unfortunateness of Hindsight

There was a saying my dad used quite often that I now find myself using as well. He loved to say it when I had made a mistake, recognized that mistake, and begged for leniency from whatever punishment he was … Continue reading

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