A Minute Meditation – January 31, 2018

Have you ever seen a TV show with a butler? Maybe you’re old enough, like me, to remember “Benson”? Or you younger ones will probably know “Jeffrey” or “Bertrum”. Well, I’ve always thought that having a butler would be VERY cool. In fact, I could use one now. Anyway, did you know that there were…

A Minute Meditation – January 30, 2018

We all have hopes, dreams and aspirations, and it is not easy when something you have been chasing after gets pulled out of your grasp. Make that the first time. By the second time, it feels like the proverbial door has been slammed in your face. When that happens, you have a choice to make….

A Minute Meditation – January 29, 2018

It takes a while to develop a prayer life. A while to develop the faith to believe that we have a benevolent God who cares about us and listens to us when we pray. Unfortunately, we live in the microwave era where we expect everything immediately and so the idea of waiting a while on…

Packrat Tendencies – Part 2

In a previous post, I shared how I hated to throw things away. And while there are many reasons why people choose to hold on to certain things, I know that as I get older, I do it because of the memories attached to those items. (I initially wrote “did” and had to change it…

Packrat Tendencies – Part 1

I have always been a packrat; as far back as I can remember. I hated to throw things away. That practice later evolved into collecting. I collected stamps, marbles, stones, candy wrappers (still have those) and more. Even my old notebooks from primary school would still be around if my mom hadn’t gotten rid of…