Disengage Our Minds From the Snares of Life

How often do you experience silence? What priority do you assign it? For me, it’s priority #1. If I don’t start my day with an uncluttered slice of time free from noise and distractions, I’m off. I wasn’t always aware or appreciative of that need. Rather, it was prescriptive at a time in my lifeContinue reading “Disengage Our Minds From the Snares of Life”

One Litter, One Team

Have you ever had the pleasure of raising a litter of puppies? My family has been doing that since December 11th. It’s our first litter of French Bulldogs with our family breeding business, BlueCairo Frenchies. It’s amazing to watch the pups’ growth and development every week, going from helpless and complete dependence to eyes-wide-open andContinue reading “One Litter, One Team”

Resolve to Forgive

The word sin is usually used in a religious context, however, it does not have to be. In general and simply stated, sin severs trust between people. While sins are generally considered actions, any thought, word, or act considered immoral, selfish, shameful, harmful, or alienating could also be termed “sinful”. Sin drives wedges in relationships.Continue reading “Resolve to Forgive”

You Can’t Microwave Life

What did we do before microwave ovens? How was popcorn made? How long did it take to reheat leftovers? Were leftovers even a thing? The countertop microwave oven was introduced in 1967 by the Amana Corporation. After microwave ovens became affordable for residential use in the late 1970s, their use spread into commercial and residentialContinue reading “You Can’t Microwave Life”

The City of Neighborly Love

As I listened to my daughter, Jarah, sing The National Anthem yesterday at the Duquesne University women’s basketball game, not only was it a “proud father” moment, it was a “proud American” moment. Jarah’s voice is angelic and it stirs up my deep love for this country and all those who have sacrificed so muchContinue reading “The City of Neighborly Love”

Do This One Thing Today (and Every Day)

There is only one thing evil cannot stand and that is forgiveness. Yes, it’s only that one little word, forgive. Why is that? Evil loves anything that breaks apart human relationships and creates discord. Think about all the things people have done to hurt you, and in turn, all those things you’ve done to othersContinue reading “Do This One Thing Today (and Every Day)”