How to Win At Trying New Things In my alternative reality life, I’m a coach. (Probably baseball, maybe football. No, really, for real. Dream job.) But if there was such a thing as a Try New Things Coach, this is my speech I’d give to you. Ready, Team?? We all walk into rooms where we… Read More »
This is my Christmas cactus: I bought him off a discount shelf at Jewel about four years ago. I paid a quarter. He’s happy. He’s not big, but he blooms every six months or so. I thought his weird off-white/pinkish flowers were nice and brought some happiness to the gloomy winter weather. Then I saw… Read More »
“Now is the time to give me roses, not to keep them for my grave to come. Give them to me while my heart beats, give them today while my heart yearns for jubilee. Now is the time…”( -Mzwakhe Mbuli ) No, I’m not pleading for flowers, I just thought the quote was beautiful and… Read More »
Paul says in I Corinthians 9, that man “should give what he has decided in his heart to give,” because generosity starts in the heart.
“The Holy Scriptures are our letters from home.” -Augustine
From Founding Father: George Washington Rediscovered – (The best paragraph of the book and I wanted to remember it): “…But real politeness is always more than mere. It acknowledges the importance of someone else’s rights and point of view. Similarly, moderation can represent more than indifference, impotence or weakness of mind. It can signify the… Read More »
“He hated himself for hoping, but he hated himself for not hoping at all, too.”
Little Bear: Come on! It will be an adventure! Duck: Okay. It’s better than sitting on a frozen pond, I guess.
Sarah Groves is one of my favorite songwriters and as I think about heaven, I’m always reminded of her song “What Do I Know.” (If you use iTunes, be sure to download this song, as well as some of her others, including “Going Home.”) Here are the lyrics: I have a friend who just turned… Read More »
I was skimming a book tonight and saw the phrase “mundanities of life.” I didn’t know mundanities was a word. But I sure feel like mundanities is a word. Here’s a mundanity: TV is done for the season. All our shows have aired their finales. Flipping through the channels tonight, I skipped over the “When… Read More »