There Is Always Hope


When guys like me break, well, we break ugly.  My low point was many years ago, and I think of it often.  Not because I dwell on negativism or sadness, but because I think upon the ... Continue Reading →
Dismissed, Lost My Job

My Job Is Ending

“Contracts were made to be broken, honey, but a handshake is the law of God.” – J.R. Ewing to the daughter of an oil business associate.   Twenty-three years ... Continue Reading →


We do not remember days, we remember moments. -Cesare Pavese   This quote really makes me focus on the important things in your life.  I don’t think my family understands ... Continue Reading →

Tribulations and Betrayals

“These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world.” – John ... Continue Reading →

A Saint’s Past and A Sinner’s Future

“Every saint has a past, and every sinner has a future.” -Oscar Wilde One of the things that I can credit my mom for is an interest in language, in seeking out the complexity ... Continue Reading →

Iron Sharpens Iron

“Iron sharpens iron; so a man sharpens the countenance of his friend.”  -Proverbs 27:17 The origins of this site grew out of the fact that I am, at times, essentially ... Continue Reading →