In honor of my arrival at psycho/inmate status, I have shaved all my hair off. This is me in acceptance of what life has become and always will be.
People all across the country today are gathering in their chosen places of worship to express their beliefs together. Praying, singing, reading and exchanging hugs and handshakes. They feel warm and fuzzy, encouraged, unified, and a part of something larger than themselves. But.... In the middle of all that are people who feel very alone, … Continue reading Another Sunday
I've searched high and low, spent decades in looking for "it", still it eludes me like a sad joke. So I lift my head on another day like most of those before it with being able to somehow get out of bed and make even a little something out of this thing called life. Problem … Continue reading When Will I Find It?
The story begins nowhere, travels to nowhere, and ends up nowhere. It's not that life isn't eventful it's just that everything is so useless and bears no repeating. This story begins in a small town of no worthy mention and will end in a non-desript location of no importance. This life, like all life will … Continue reading The Curse of Ever Wandering
My wife commented yesterday that she was happy I got my meds adjusted because there is a palpable difference in my outlook and demeanor. For her sake I am glad. The truth is that this more acceptable exterior belies the continuing raging storm within. I suppose its good to think better about myself, not be … Continue reading Being Too Nice
Some say that it is best to focus on the ups and keep the downs to yourself. As a point of fact, I have had people tell me not to write the truth of life as I experience it, but apply a thick, sugary, candy-coating and be an illuminating ray of positivity and hope in the … Continue reading A Legacy of Tragedy
The prodigal returned home in great repentance before his father: And the son said to him, “Father, I have sinned against heaven and in your sight, and am no longer worthy to be called your son.” Luke 15:21 This cannot be trivialized; repentance is the key to his restoration. He didn’t come home demanding his … Continue reading The Prodigal Part 2. The Return