Perspective—Use It or Lose It

“Perspective—Use It or Lose It. If you turned to this page, you’re forgetting that what is going on around you is not reality. Think about that.”  – Richard Bach, 1977...more

Hate War—Love the Warriors

We are all war-weary. I’d be bold enough to say we all want peace—illusive peace. But, peace is never found by running off and giving up. That only makes the bullies stronger, bolder. Jesus said to turn the other cheek, but he stood firm against those who sought to do him harm. Our warriors stand for us against those conspiring to harm us, our freedoms, and our country.Hate war, but love the warriors. Give them gratitude for their great sacrifice on our behalf, not only on Veterans Day, but every time you think of them or pass one by.Merriam Webster says:...more

Bullying Induces Strength

My sons were geeks when it was only cool to be a jock. They were creative sorts from birth. They sketched and drew, wrote stories, and daydreamed. Despite my efforts to encourage them in sports, their greatest pleasures came in bringing unknown worlds to life. Their laughter filled the house....more

Hawaii Time. Out of Control? Go Vote!

Hawaii TimeFour lives or so ago I spent the month of January “studying” in Hawaii. My Minnesota college group attended classes for two weeks at the University of Hawaii in Honolulu, one week at Brigham Young University—Hawaii, and the final week at the beautiful, secluded Makapala Retreat Center on the northwest tip of the Big Island. I learned there nothing starts on time....more