Poetry

An Old Blog Has a New Beginning

It’s only the beginning now …a pathway yet unknown At times the sound of other steps …sometimes we walk alone The best beginnings of our lives May sometimes end in sorrow But even on our darkest days The sun will shine tomorrow. So we must do our very best Whatever life may bring And look […]

What Makes a Dad?

God took the strength of a mountain, The majesty of a tree, The warmth of a summer sun, The calm of a quiet sea, The generous soul of nature, The comforting arm of night, The wisdom of the ages, The power of the eagle’s flight, The joy of a morning in spring, The faith of […]

Dogs: One of Life’s Great Teachers

If A Dog Were Your Teacher If a dog were your teacher These are some of the lessons you might learn… When loved ones come home, always run to greet them Never pass up the opportunity to go for a joyride Allow the experience of fresh air and the wind in your face to be […]

When I Say I Am A Christian…

“When I Say I Am A Christian“ When I say, “I am a Christian” I’m not shouting, “I’ve been saved!” I’m whispering, “I get lost! That’s why I chose this way” When I say, “I am a Christian” I don’t speak with human pride I’m confessing that I stumble – needing God to be my […]

Fighting the Inner Critic vs. Embracing the True Self – An Introduction

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 “There are three things extremely hard: steel, a diamond, and to know one’s self.” – Benjamin Franklin “Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves.” – Henry David Thoreau “I can teach anybody how to get what they […]

A Tribute to Memorial Day

“Our debt to the heroic men and valiant women in the service of our country can never be repaid. They have earned our undying gratitude; America will never forget their sacrifices.” – President Harry S. Truman (Remarks after D-Day, June 6, 1944) Tomorrow is one of the most important dates on the Calendar for citizens […]

The Greatest Love Song Ever Written

This post is an analysis of what is often referred to as the greatest love song ever written. It also happens to be my personal favorite love song, and has been used as a source of synchronicity in my life as well. It has been performed by numerous artists throughout the last several decades. I […]