Tag Archive | Virginia

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 […]

Recognizing, Identifying, and Defining the “Inner Critic”

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 “That millions of people share the same forms of mental pathology does not make these people sane.” – Erich Fromm, The Sane Society “We are what we think about all day long.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson Do you have any idea […]

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 […]

10 Top Causes of Blogger Burnout

I began this blog 4 months ago as an experiment. I knew I possessed an ability to write, I could clearly and creatively express my thoughts and ideas, and that I tended to have unique opinions on a variety of topics. At the time I started the blog, I was not a regular reader of […]

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 […]

Walking Through a Dry Spell

“They who lack talent expect things to happen without effort. They ascribe failure to a lack of inspiration or ability, or to misfortune, rather than to insufficient application. At the core of every true talent there is an awareness of the difficulties inherent in any achievement, and the confidence that by persistence and patience something […]

A Saturday Update….

“There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” – Albert Einstein Hello, World. God has been doing some fantastic, miraculous, and genuinely unbelievable things in my life recently. The connection has NEVER been stronger. I have spent […]