Monthly archive for ‘ June, 2016 ’

A Time to Quit

27th June 2016 | 0 Comments

I am–no doubt about it–an over achiever. I am driven. I am motivated. I am always busy, always learning, always planning. I think I might be what some people call a “Type A” personality. Usually I’m also pretty efficient, pretty optimistic, pretty excited about all that is going on. I am a glass-half-full kind of […]

Milestones and Memories

21st June 2016 | 0 Comments

We remember. As humans, we can’t help it. Some of us have better memories than others. But the simple fact of human existence is that we remember. Our brains are designed to evaluate and catalog information and events. Without this ability we would be like the Dori, lovable, memory-impaired companion of the father clown-fish in […]

Chronic Conditions and the Gift of Hope

14th June 2016 | 0 Comments

Joel’s neck pain has only increased over the past two years, in spite of surgery to fuse two ruptured discs, physical therapy, chiropractics, ever increasing doses of painkillers and  myriad other efforts.  Once he could handle limited physical activity; he is now restricted to almost no physical activity. Once he could manage a few days […]

An “I Love You” From God

9th June 2016 | 0 Comments

When Marshall was younger–maybe around 6 or 7–he started finding hearts in nature. Hearts jumped out at him in the shape of a cloud, a broken piece of wood in the forest, the design of bark on a tree, even water marks on paper towels, and stains on furniture. It was as if his eyes […]