There were times I literally lived in fear of my dad. At the time, it wasn’t fun, and it darn sure wasn’t funny, but now, looking back, some of the things that took place were a bit humorous in a terrifying sort of way. This is one of them: Read the rest of this entry »
For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also. Matthew 6:21
We’ve been convinced our happiness has to do with how much stuff we have, and how good our stuff is. We have been literally brainwashed into thinking the car we drive or the size TV we watch are the important things in life. It just ain’t so! Read the rest of this entry »
Most days I feel like a bee; racing around, humming and buzzing, doing good things, and leaving lots of honey for those who come behind me.
But some days, I feel like I’m merely a slug that thinks it’s a bee, and what I’m actually doing is crawling through this life, leaving a trail of slime in my wake that just pisses people off.
Yet, though we be lions, we have allowed ourselves—even chosen—to be ruled by dogs. We grumble and roar, threatening to leave the cages they’ve duped us into constructing around ourselves, but the roars sound like mewling whimpers to the dogs, for they know we will not bite. Read the rest of this entry »