When Life Begins

Maybe it’s true that life begins at fifty. But everything else is starting to wear out, fall out, or spread out. There are three signs of old age. The first is your loss of memory. I forget the other two. You’re getting old when you don’t care where your spouse goes, just as long as […]

Fitting It All In

When it seems that there are “too” many things in your life and when 24 hours in a day never seems to be enough, remember the “Pot of Jam” and coffee story: There once was a professor of philosophy, who in front of his Class, took a large empty pot of jam and without saying […]

Life Lessons

1 – First Important Lesson – Cleaning Lady. During my second month of college, our professor Gave us a pop quiz. I was a conscientious student and had breezed through the questions until I read the last one: “What is the first name of the woman who cleans the school?” Surely this was some kind […]

A Morsel Of Hope

Jean Kerr said, “Hope is the feeling you have, that the feeling you have, isn’t permanent.” It is what we have when we know that we WILL eventually survive the night and bask in sunshine once again. It does not deny the present darkness, but it reminds us that dawn is coming.

Hope Lives

For a moment or perhaps a long while, we are dropped into the depths of despair, a tragedy of intense proportions. In the darkness we struggle with difficult and often confusing feelings.