The Importance of Being Grounded

I’ve been in a season of grounding for close to 50 years and, while most of my contemporaries were focused on moving up, I was geared to the earth, the pavement, the sidewalk and the grass. Since I’m a self-avowed expert on the subject of being grounded, I figured it...

My First House and the Home of My Dreams

(The following are excerpts from a chapter in my upcoming book.) Ever think about the house you grew up in? That very first house whose character, walls and environment provided your idea of what the world was all about when you were just a tot? And did you ever dream...

Does God Talk to People?

Anyone who knows me would attest to the fact that I’ve never been much of a Hallmark Card person. With few exceptions, I’m the one who often forgets about holidays, birthdays and anniversaries – including those of my own. So it comes as a surprise that I’m writing...

Competition and the Encore Performance of Life

I awakened this morning with the word COMPETITION rolling about my head – an odd term for somebody like me whose background and orientation was anathema to the notion. Competition – 1. A striving or vying with another or others for profit, prize, position or the...