Just One More Drink

Getting that unexpected call during the night made my heart pound. I instantly began to wonder what was wrong. The voice on the other end of the line was sobbing uncontrollably. My chest tightened. “I’m so sorry mommy. I am so sorry. I can’t stop mom. I can’t.” My heart sank. Terror filled me. My … More Just One More Drink

Measure of a Man

The first time that Jorjia and I heard the saying that the only one that truly takes a new measure of a man is a tailor, was at a leadership convention. We both thought that statement was extremely profound. Today I was thinking about the fact that it’s not even just others that don’t take … More Measure of a Man

What About Me!?

Today we live in such a high tech, face paced society where we feel this constant sense of urgency – everything needs our immediate attention, and everything must get done right now! I often catch myself feeling impatient as I wait 60 seconds for the microwave to heat something up! It is so easy to … More What About Me!?

In God We Trust

I woke up this morning to read yet another “Thanks for your time, but we are not interested in hiring you” email.  I have been looking for a new job in a different field recently, and nothing seems to be coming through. It has never been this difficult for me to find work, so this … More In God We Trust

Dear God

Dear God, Today as I was reflecting on my life, I can see where you have always been there – fighting for me. It is amazing to think about the times that I was so angry with you, I thought I hated you. I thought you hated me. Why else would you have allowed these … More Dear God

3/4 Century Birthday

  Happy Birthday to you, Happy Birthday to you, Happy Birthday my mama, Happy Birthday to you.     So, we did it! We threw my mom a 75th Birthday party. Party decorations were hung, an absolutely huge cake was brought in, family and friends gathered round, and we celebrated. It was a beautiful day, … More 3/4 Century Birthday