Backstory – Children Listen I over-heard a scolding being given to a couple of early school students. I could see their eyes glazing over as they heard what I could tell were the same messages that had been delivered often before. It was going right over their heads. I wondered what the scolder expected to […]
Backstory The song was from the If You’re Going Through Hell album by country singer, Rodney Atkins. It was titled Watching You and it was released in 2006. It’s the tearjerker behind this story. Just Like You – #485 There’s a country song I love. A father is singing about his young son who lets […]
Backstory When I looked around, while in lockdown, I started re-imagining my future in simpler terms. Here are some of the views that evolved. Click to listen or follow below to read. The Small Stuff – #632 There comes a point in your life when you decide to enjoy the birds and the trees in […]
Backstory Seems that every time friends talk about their grown children, they have a new job. What is all this job hopping about? I decided to look into it. Click to listen or follow below to read. Job Hopping – #620 Millennials have a reputation for job hopping. Some say it’s because they don’t get […]
How do you convey the spirit of Christmas in your world? Are we doing a good job of projecting the essence of peace on earth, good will toward man? Is that hard to do, in a secular world where the presence of angels and miracles is challenged? Here’s what I see, when I look around.
Backstory Every Thanksgiving, I’m asked to give the prayer before the meal to be enjoyed by our extended family. I was making notes for this year, thinking of thanks for health, family, love. But actually, our gratitude deserves to reach out to many more basic precious gifts. This story is about them. Click to listen […]