Word balloons drift from my lips Thoughts scrambled like secret code Restraining this odd feeling Emotions desperate to explode Instead of toppling to the ground I am lifted by loving hands Relearning to reveal myself Vulnerable to life’s new plans Miles of hard road lay behind This face not recognizable in the mirror A journey … More Falling Up
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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
I think everyone should periodically look in the mirror and evaluate the person they honestly see. Is this the person you want to be? Like a car or a furnace, we should get ourselves the occasional tune-up, pop the hood and look inside. To see the truth, you must be willing and able to be … More Personal Tune-Up
…many things that some or most people do not know. The same applies to you. Inside ourselves lurk many secrets, things we do not openly reveal to others. Even chatty people who seem to announce everything about themselves to friends, family and the world, information remains under lock and key. Some of us retain more … More Secretly, I Am…
That certainly is the question, although not spoken with the same struggle of self that perplexed Hamlet. A trusted advisor told me that I should be, more than not be. Her challenge was to be more present and vocal in some relationships. This was something I had never really pondered. You are either there, or … More To Be (Or Not To Be)?
I am not a big New Years resolution person. This year is a bit different, so a few goals for the new year. The usual goals people have in January are often about health or accomplishing those procrastinated things or spending less time working and more with family. All good things. I will look back … More 2021: A Few Goals
There are many journeys in life. Some are short in duration, others last a lifetime, where you never reach the final destination. Can you be okay knowing you may never reach the end if you believe the journey bares fruit along the way? If your quest is spiritual or metaphysical, you may be primed for … More The Journey