From My Point Of View

What do you do for fun?

What do you do for fun?

The other day I visited my mother who lives in an assisted living community. She is 88 years old and is suffering from dementia. Because of this devastating disease, her thought process has become very slow and her ability to recall is practically nonexistent. Our conversations consist of me talking and her smiling… but that’s […]

Maybe It's Time to Lighten Up Just a Little

Maybe It’s Time to Lighten Up Just a Little

Have you ever experienced a moment which, for lack of a better phrase, smacks you in the face, as if to say, wake up fool… look at what you’re missing while being so wrapped up in all your stuff? I say, maybe it’s time to lighten up just a little. This morning, I woke up […]

Love, Through the Eyes of a Father

Love, Through the Eyes of a Father

When I was young and foolish, I approached happiness the same way I did most everything else in my life…superficially. I viewed joy more like a quick fix rather than something of value; anything that promised instant gratification, or even hinted of a quick thrill, was all I needed. We were all shallow joy junkies […]

Are We As a People Innately Good Or Bad?

Are We As a People Innately Good Or Bad?

Are we as a people innately good or bad? Which would you say is your default or automatic pilot, if you will, and how would it be any different if there were absolutely no accountability for your actions or people in your life you were trying to impress or live up to? In other words, […]

Me 17 years old

A Few Shots From The Heart

There’s not a thing I write which you don’t already know… it’s all born out of good old common sense. Yes, it’s that intangible one that holds the other five together. For me, it comes into focus when I consciously relax in a quiet moment to just simply… listen. My life, like yours, is intense […]

Some Kids Never Grow Up

Some Kids Never Grow Up

One thing I love about summer is our family vacation. For me… it doesn’t get any better than this. I’m not sure how many summers we’ll continue this tradition, but for now, our six kids, their families, as well as a boyfriend or two, fill up a large Florida vacation home for a week of […]

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