Choosing Sides…

Last night, as I was winding down, I surfed a little on YouTube and revisited some of my 90s music favorites that I haven't listened to for a good decade or two. It started off harmless, reminding me of windows down, hair blowing in the wind, and singing at the top of my lungs with [...]

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Divine Mercy for Feisty Folks (Like Me…)

Some of the most gentle-hearted, kind, and loving individuals I have met are devoted to the Divine Mercy of God.  They "turn the other cheek," are soft-spoken, think before they speak, accept injustices with patience... I'm not one of them. Oh, don't get me wrong... I love the "Divine Mercy devotion"... the one that spread [...]

Weariness, Politics, and Pink Eye

Remember that one week when everything was going perfectly? Yeah, me neither.  At least not any time recently. Sure, there are good days, but they seem to be more and more isolated as the years march on.... These days, if I look at a typical week, there seem to be enough ups and downs contained [...]

Forgiveness Friday: I forgive you, Ms. Horse Lover

  (To go to the beginning of the story, please click here...) Dear Ms. Horse Lover, This letter is a long time in coming.... And it is with a strange blend of joy and sadness that I write to you. I know who you are.  While you have lurked in the shadows of my life [...]

Life Unexpected – Part VI… “Injustice”

(To go to the beginning of this story, please click here.) As humans, we naturally desire justice. When someone has committed a crime, we believe they should 'pay a penalty' according to their crime. When someone is caught lying, we believe they should confess the truth and come clean... When someone wrongs us, most of [...]