There is a Silver Lining, Right?

There is a Silver Lining, Right?

“Isn’t it funny how day by day nothing changes, but when you look back everything is different.” - C.S. Lewis Almost everyone today has someone, or knows of someone, going through the experience of cancer or a life threatening illness.  I am no different....
A Perspective from the Road Less Traveled

A Perspective from the Road Less Traveled

I have always tried to live my life by one mantra: make life choices that I won’t regret in my final days.  It sounds simple enough, but has led me down some interesting paths, for better or worse.  I lived in Japan for several years (great choice), married my first...
You Precious Angel

You Precious Angel

“Love is what we are born with. Fear is what we learn. The spiritual journey is the unlearning of fear and prejudices and the acceptance of love back in our hearts. Love is the essential reality and our purpose on earth. To be consciously aware of it, to experience...
Chew On This

Chew On This

Here’s a true story from my past that is a bit on the gross side…not too much so. If you can hang in there, it’ll be worth your while! One night when I was about eight years old we had steak for dinner. I remember chewing on a piece… …and...
Remembering Uncle Mike

Remembering Uncle Mike

A short time ago, Uncle Mike died. That’s not entirely accurate. He stopped being my uncle about 40 years ago. My aunt, who is my mother’s sister, got divorced from Uncle Mike back in the 1970′s. It was a short marriage, just long enough to have a...