5 Minutes

5 Minutes

He had a squeaky voice and a silly grin, he could be stubborn and annoying, but his friends adored him. He wasn’t just the life of the party; he was the soul of the group, an unlikely and invisible thread that connected the motley crew to each other. His smile could...
Gifts

Gifts

I grew up in a preacher’s house. Looking back, it’s easy to surmise how some of the things that were normal to me, were foreign to others. For instance, going to church. It wasn’t something you did on Christmas Eve to put a nice big bow on the season, or pencil in on...
A Word of Thanks

A Word of Thanks

I just can’t. Thanksgiving comes around every year, same time same story: be ye thankful. I am of the firm belief that every day should be lived with a sense of gratitude, but we are so blessed that even our calendars remind us to be thankful at least once a year.  I...
Seasons

Seasons

Wait! It’s interesting how that one small word affects us all in various degrees, in some way or another.  Wait – sir, you left your wallet on the counter! Or Wait, I didn’t mean to say that. Or Wait, what just happened?   Maybe it’s Wait your turn. Or even Wait –...

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