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A Country Autumn - 5

Crops, like children, do not grow
The same from year to year;
We do our best, but even so,
We watch each one in fear… 52 more words

Original Poems

Do Adult Children Really Have Reason For Estrangement: Re-Writing History

While I have been open about a lot of differing things in my life with readers, one of the things that has come to my attention on my YouTube channel are the Haters who sit behind keyboards and type away nasty and hateful comments to my pieces.   1,916 more words


"Woman, control you kid" .. Screw you!

I’ve discovered something really odd about people. Once a woman gives birth to a beautiful child .. suddenly .. everyone becomes an expert on how to handle and take care of and raise children. 171 more words


My passion can be traced back to wanting to save my parents when I was a child. A concrete example follows

On Tuesdays and Thursdays I teach a lawyer, a university professor of Civil Law.

Today I took a huge map of the US with me and asked if I could talk about the American Civil War. 903 more words

Very Personal

The Importance of Spiritual Authenticity


Josh. 5:20-24 Those twelve stones which they had taken from the Jordan, Joshua set up at Gilgal. He said to the sons of Israel, “When your children ask their fathers in time to come, saying, ‘What are these stones?’ then you shall inform your children, saying, ‘Israel crossed this Jordan on dry ground.’ “For the LORD your God dried up the waters of the Jordan before you until you had crossed, just as the LORD your God had done to the Red Sea, which He dried up before us until we had crossed; that all the peoples of the earth may know that the hand of the LORD is mighty, so that you may fear the LORD your God forever.” 1,499 more words

Spiritual Warfare

Ordinary People

“Then King David went in and sat before the Lord, and he said, ‘Who am I, O Sovereign Lord, and what is my family, that you have brought me this far?’” (2 Samuel 7:18). 372 more words


Intense Happiness--Happy Birthday Felicity!


I can still remember our combined excitement and fear, as Jaime and I prepared to welcome Felicity into our family.  What would it be like to see her?  447 more words