Published by admin on February 3, 2019

The Unexpected Gift of Suffering

  All of us, if we dare to look, have at least one defining moment which has altered the trajectory of our lives. And the deeper we dig through the years at this moment, the more of her treasures will she avail to us. Mine was subtle and unexpected. My family had just gone through…

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Published by admin on January 15, 2019

The Secret Gift of Growing Old

  Growing old— a gift not all of us are afforded.   Our bodies begin to fall apart— a tooth here, a hip joint there.   We are but a car breaking down—in real time—before our own eyes.   The emergency light is on— and there isn’t much we can do but watch it happening….

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Published by admin on June 24, 2016

The Lost Art of Faith

  I’ll admit it. I have little idea of where I’m going. I just listen, take a step, listen, take a step… and have faith that if I continue to do that, over and over again, that I’ll always be on the right path. My path. To what am I listening? I’m going within. I’m constantly asking…

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Published by admin on August 3, 2015

The Journey from Loneliness to Aloneness

It was my birthday. I was spending time with my then girlfriend. We were walking the belt-line in Atlanta on a hot April afternoon. Who knows what went wrong, but she wasn’t happy. We stopped at a Starbucks so she could use the bathroom. I waited outside on one of those cushiony chairs. She came…

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