Hail Mary, more than a touchdown Tears fall, streaming down my face These silent prayers reach God’s ear The heart is thirsty for a loving embrace – Life floats beyond outstretched fingers I see, but cannot reach the healing light I am tired, frustrated and scared But vow to not surrender the fight –
Take a moment, how do you rate? Not bulletproof just compassionate Battered, but far from needing a transplant A safe house, always a willing confidante Weighty enough to tether you to reality Stepping forward to seize your responsibility Humble mastery of your malfunctions Correcting damage from your compunctions Resisting the pull of immature behavior Stand … More The Introspective Soul
When the sun sets, its return is imminent When saying goodnight, good morning is next When your eyes close, they open once again When life is down, eventually it will reach apex ~ A smile is connected to one just like it A tear is cleansing and a passage of grief A retreat is a … More Meet You on the Flip Side
As Father’s Day is near, I am offering a few thoughts on adult males. Good men are not hard to find, they are everywhere. Good men hide in plain sight. Most men have good qualities, but that does not automatically bestow sainthood on them. Good men are not perfect, but they embrace their imperfections as … More A Better Man
A movie title from a million years ago, 1968 to be exact. The plot was about people who are infected with a virus transmitted by a toucan become nice and positive to each other. A pandemic of pleasantness. Obviously, a fantasy comedy. We all want to feel good, even those who use misery as their … More What’s So Bad About Feeling Good?
That is a well- used term, but what does it really mean? Pro-life is generally associated with being against abortion. When I think of being pro-life, I see a much broader definition. If you are against terminating a pregnancy, should not the term be pro-birth? Life is more than birth; life is what comes after, … More Pro-Life?
I am very fond of quotes. There is a lot of wisdom in them. The really insightful pearls are timeless. Quotes also show how we used to think and how we have evolved through the centuries. Below are some quotes that caught my eye and I have used them in publications. Enjoy. “Every generation inherits … More Quotes
Disclaimer I started writing about one thing and it quickly evolved into something else. This happens from time to time. The original subject was how we often want to help someone, but feel powerless to do so. Circumstances can be such that we have no ability to act; we are limited to being supportive and … More Compassion: The Super Power