The Paper Clip [An Encouraging Word]

The Paper Clip [An Encouraging Word]

I confess, I probably love paper clips a little too much. I am that guy who will throw away a whole stack of papers but remove the paper clips first so I can reuse them. I carry two of them on my keychain and others in my car. I’ve used them for clipping papers, of...
Running Again

Running Again

Running Again (Or, “How the Worst Itch Ever Reminded me of the Best Fix of All”) The itch was so bad I could barely stand it. There I was, surrounded by the beauty of a fresh sunrise, sidewalk-jogging past a serene waterway and a meticulously trimmed golf...
Christmas Lights

Christmas Lights

Christmas Lights (Or, “How I Found Perspective Because My Son Really Had to Pee”) My son really had to pee. We’d been driving for an hour through a display of brilliant Christmas lights in a neighborhood miles from our home. The Christmas music was turned...
Are you ready for delight?

Are you ready for delight?

An Encouraging Word ARE YOU READY FOR DELIGHT? I’ve never been very good at packing in advance. When I was a boy, our family would go on vacations to various places, and there was always packing going on until the very last minute…and sometimes a little...