What Is A Hero?

Let me pose this question: Where do you look for your heroes? Are they the brilliant scientists searching out a vaccine for COVID-19? Are they the brave men and women on the front lines fighting fires? Are they the leaders of the protest movements that now encircle the globe? Our heroes tell us a lot about who we are and what we value. Let me … Continue reading What Is A Hero? »

Language of the Heart

“The heart has its own language. The heart knows a hundred thousand ways to speak.” ~ Rumi During my frequent phone visits with Doris, my mother-in-law, she usually takes a moment to catch me up on the latest with her little chihuahua-corgi-mystery mix, Jada. It occurred to me that animals often have one of the most direct routes to our hearts. Think back to an … Continue reading Language of the Heart »

Zombies (By Joe)

My friend Joe Nagy originally contributed this post in 2013.  I remember at the time being jarred by what he wrote. “Evil does walk the earth, and can touch our health, our material goods, even those we love, but need not touch our soul.” History seems to have caught up with Joe and his message. Social media is flooded with falsehoods, intentionally pushed out for political … Continue reading Zombies (By Joe) »

Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?

 “We are more often frightened than hurt; and we suffer more from imagination than from reality.” ~ Seneca  Have you ever found yourself under attack from the Big Bad Wolf? It seems sometimes that we are surrounded by wolves dressed up in a thousand different disguises. For a time in the 1950’s my nighttime fears fueled graphic, horrible nightmares.  They were so horrible I sometimes walked … Continue reading Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf? »

Yesterday’s Post

Bruce Michels died on August 10. Our heartfelt condolences go out to his family. Correction to the original post: Bruce served in the U.S. Navy, not the Marines. The YouTube link in yesterday’s post may have affected the type size and made it difficult to read directly from your email. We apologize if this occurred for you, and are pleased to have found a solution … Continue reading Yesterday’s Post »