He Never Misses A Beat

I turned my back on them, forced my feet to move, and fought the tears that threatened to spill. My heart begged me to turn around, but my head knew I couldn’t. I walked on. The tears refused to cooperate, and I quickly wiped my eyes. Please don’t let them know. Please don’t let them…

He Walked Into The Bank

He walked into the bank, moneybag in hand. The woman seated in the corner eyed the stocky man. “I take it you are waiting on me,” he said. “My husband should be here. Should have been here long ago,” she responded, flinging her hands in the air and blowing on her fingers. “I thought I…

Inspired To Press On

Both my grandfather on my mother’s side and my grandmother on my dad’s side never met a stranger. They talked in depth to everyone they met. While I have tried to apply their same philosophy of “never meeting a stranger,” there are times when I revert to my shy state and hold back. During my…

A Casualty of the Move

A casualty of our impending relocation to New York came the day after our youngest daughter told her boyfriend we were moving. He decided to end their relationship . . . via text message none-the-less. In an attempt to help her feel better, I unearthed my diary from the early 80s and read some of…

WHATEVER! vs. Whatever…

WHATEVER! – A single word that can be used in a derogatory fashion. WHATEVER DAD! WHATEVER MOM! WHATEVER GOD! WHATEVER! Vs. Whatever – A single word that precedes a positive action or quality. “And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the…