A mum's love is better than gold, her caring heart is more precious than silver. Wishing all mothers in the United Kingdom a happy day. Be safe! Written for the Three Things Challenge #182 from Pensitivity 101: mum, love, and caring.
The blue zone life-style calls for a low stress life. How can we do that when we live in such a high stress world? Some stress comes to all people, such as illness, death of someone close, or accidents. Other times, we add stress. It can be the stress of an overly full schedule, always... Continue Reading →
When the screaming reached a crescendo, I wondered, “what are we doing at the church?” I had long ago stopped asking, “What can I do to help the church heal?” It was painful to stay at the church. They hadn’t been able to agree on a pastor in years. Each person in leadership was fighting... Continue Reading →
We were listening to the radio when this song came on. It made me think of the struggle I had gone through for many years. I would struggle to do things and think of reasons it would fail, then give up. As a youngster, I had a very low self image. I realized that... Continue Reading →
As I am battling pneumonia and pharyngitis and having to depend on Douglas for everything, I looked up the word for today, and I immediately thought of a post. One of the most awkward moments of my life taught me a great lesson: Be careful of the people you hurt or harm, because you never... Continue Reading →
The Oyster fell out of the basket and lay on the ground. Feeling rejected as it lay there, soon it saw hope coming toward it, but the one it hoped in ended up just stepping on it, leaving it crushed. As other oysters passed by in their baskets, they looked down on the broken one... Continue Reading →
Sometimes, I struggle with thankfulness this time of year. Now, despite my age, I have great health. My parents lived to 93+, so I have great genes. I am married to a great lady and we own a house and have a plan to retire with enough money, having mostly recovered from a devastating... Continue Reading →
Everyone from the singles class at church was over. Suddenly we heard an eerie voice, “Go away, everyone go away!” Everyone stopped partying and began praying. I, instead, headed for a bedroom. I turned on the light switch, but it didn’t work. Charlie was standing in the dark, gesticulating madly. Was he armed with a... Continue Reading →