Monthly Archives: August 2016

happenings…

Our days are filled with “happenings”… some that we have chosen.. some that we have not chosen… some that are really not what we would ever choose … ever… it is those happenings, the ones we really do not like … Continue reading

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you are there…

The Facebook phenomena is a complete enigma to me… I’m sure I will never understand it.  It has totally changed a person’s birthday experience.  It changed mine again yesterday as I completed my 81st year here on planet earth… and … Continue reading

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religion…

I think I have touched virtually every religious system in one way or another… it doesn’t really matter which one… just listen to the voices… what do you hear…? Do you hear His gentle, kind, loving voice?  Or do you … Continue reading

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I coulda been somebody…

Marlon Brando in “On the Waterfront” explaining to his brother “Charlie” (Rod Steiger) that he “shoulda looked out for him”… that he “coulda been somebody”… instead he is a bum… a nobody… the greatest fear of my natural man…. The … Continue reading

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the uglies…

It is so hard to go read the news online to see what is happening each day… the latest horrific assassination by Isis, kids blowing up themselves and others, the heroin O.D.s, the latest suicide, murder, maiming, abusing… just one … Continue reading

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more voices…

The voice of the Lord is always gentle, loving, kind… it is never demanding, never warning us of dire consequences if we don’t jump and jump right now… never angry, condemning, nasty, putting us down, laying a guilt trip on us… … Continue reading

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another voice…

It was 1978.  I was 43 years old. I was standing on the platform in the end zone at Giant’s Stadium holding the microphone that had just been handed to me so I could introduce the Principal Speaker from our … Continue reading

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