Haters Gonna Hate

History has no shortage of hatred. And it’s so deep you can’t just shake it off. You can go back to the earliest days with Cain and Abel. You can see it in every continent on this globe. And as “enlightened” as we think we have become, we have not eradicated or learned the lesson.... Continue Reading →

The Love Won’t Last

They call it the Itty-Bitty Farm and the big blue house. It’s right at the railroad tunnel in the downtown of the thriving metropolis of Evergreen Va (population 102 I think, if that). It’s at the corner of Old Evergreen and Friendship. I’ve met the new owners. A great little family with three kids and... Continue Reading →

My Best Valentines – Ever

Dating. If there ever was an adventure in life, dating would near at the top of the list. The emotional rollercoaster. Love bombing. Becoming vulnerable. Stashing. Ghosting. Benching. Breadcrumbing. Catfishing. The DTR moment. Lockering. And so much more. And yes, it’s been awhile since I’ve had to deal with any of this - unless you... Continue Reading →

John Denver Was a Prophet

Almost heaven, West Virginia. Blue Ridge Mountains. Shenandoah River. I love my home state. Virginia. History. Mountains. Beaches. Country. City. Good folks from all walks of life. But years ago, there was a little spat between the North and South that caused the western part of the state to break off and form their own... Continue Reading →

The Princess Danced

She is a free spirited joy to her parents. Strong willed (much like her mother I hear) yet with a spirit that is tender in a way that most don't see on the surface. Life had been good to her in so many ways ... a family who loves her, a big sis that taught... Continue Reading →

Nike Pulls a Shoe

We live in a land of political and personal land mines. Say something just wrong and "blam". Disagree with something, or someone, and explosions start to happen all around you. I don't know if it's about having PC police, mind control, lack of tolerance, inability to communicate with grace, or simply we just demanding our... Continue Reading →

Parent-Child Lessons Flow Both Ways

It was a moment in time that changed every way she viewed her mother. One author wrote that she remembers the exact moment she realized she had changed roles with her mother of caretaker-nurturer. She was driving and her mother was in the passenger seat. At one point, the daughter had to brake suddenly. So... Continue Reading →

You’re in Love

Who is it? How do they make you feel? What passion is it that drives you into their arms? In all the lands, there are love stories and love songs. I have my playlist that I go to when I enter into that mood where I think about my beloved Lisa. Music can calm you,... Continue Reading →

A dangerous demographic

I recently discovered that I am in a dangerous demographic, dangerous to myself that is. But to be frank, almost all demographics have something ... some more ominous or dangerous or (insert your choice of words here). So what is it about me? I am a middle age white dude ...and in spite of all... Continue Reading →

What I Want For You

Today, I share one of my favorite prayers from The Word. may it be my prayer for you too ... And it is my prayer that your love may abound more and more, with knowledge and all discernment, so that you may approve what is excellent, and so be pure and blameless for the day... Continue Reading →

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