Life Is Hard But We Are Iron.

Great Comebacks

Moses answered the people, “Do not be afraid. Stand firm and you will see the deliverance the Lord will bring you today. Exodus 14:13 I’ve always enjoyed listening to Doug ... Continue Reading →
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 →