God’s pesky joke

Have you ever had a fly land on you, causing you to swat, twitch, fluster and redirect your focus off your immediate task at hand? I have put a theory to my molesting fly experiences. I have often thought that my pesky visitors come to me when I am wasting …

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Uncle Joe

Today, as I was preparing for my release party, I gave my uncle Joe his copy of my memoir. Throughout the day, I walked past his room and I noticed, through his open door that he had started reading and didn’t look up until he was finished with my printed …

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Busyness as an avoidance

Busyness feeds our mind chatter stunting our spiritual growth. The busier we are, the more we feed our numbness to face our feelings. In the past, I have dealt with stress by drowning myself with work. This has never saved me from pain. The only way I have ever  been able …

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Everyone’s problem is more important than yours

A sudden intestity overcomes us when we think we have lost control of our circumstances. We impose on others to save us, not thinking that they might have a crisis of their own. Bombarding them with questions, forcing them to put their own task at hand on the sidelines. I …

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