The Good, Good Father.

Recently my grandson got hurt while on my watch. It was awful. In the moments after it happened and for entire time it took for his injury to heal, I would have done anything in my power to fix him myself. I would have, without question, made everything all better for him. When I heard … Continue reading The Good, Good Father.

Lazy Lies

I've spent a majority of my life believing I'm lazy, and yet I had a hard time resting today. How does that make any sense? See, I keep 3 of my grandchildren 4 days a week. My other 2 (soon to be 3) grandchildren were here over the weekend as well with my daughter. Sunday, … Continue reading Lazy Lies

Rainbow Platitudes

Not every storm produces a rainbow. Not every rain shower yeilds flowers.  Sometimes it just rains.  Storms come. Floods happen. Rain falls. That's life.  Too often we settle for platitudes when we should acknowledge and accept that crap happened. We can learn and grow, or we can keep passing off Pinterest quotes and out of … Continue reading Rainbow Platitudes

The Problem with Rearview Mirrors

I heard a speaker* say 2 different things tonight that I cannot shake. You can only get so far looking at the problem. There is so much truth in this statement. Years ago I was playing Donkey Kong Country on Nintendo, and occasionally I would hit a snag that I simply could not figure out. … Continue reading The Problem with Rearview Mirrors

Trampoline O’ Success

Sometimes I feel like a trampoline. Because of who I am, people regularly "leap" from my support straight into their success. I do not think this is a bad thing, per se, but it often leaves me wondering "where is my trampoline o' success?" or at the very least "where is the credit for catapulting them forward?". Oh that … Continue reading Trampoline O’ Success

We Will Cross That Bridge When We Get To It

  Have you ever tried to cross a bridge before you got to it? Wait... don't answer that so quickly. Have you ever tried to live tomorrow today? Nope... don't answer that either. Have you ever tried to finish a project before you started it? Hey... I said to stop answering. See I am asking because I … Continue reading We Will Cross That Bridge When We Get To It