Category Archives: Essays, Stories, Poems, Quips

Forays into creative writing.

Redeeming Regrets

Redeeming Regrets Regrets have a purpose. They remind me that there was a missed opportunity – to give, to grow, to be. But they have a darker side – one that drains joy from the past and undermines confidence in … Continue reading

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Testimony

The bottom line is really simple … be good and do good. Love God (be good) and love all  mankind (do good). That is what really matters in this life! Jesus of Nazareth (paraphrased) My life started out pretty rough. I was … Continue reading

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Seeing from the Heart

Another of my attempts at poetry – hopefully with a point.   Allow me to introduce myself…  I am someone you know,      yet you may not recognize me         when you see me.    I am someone you see  … Continue reading

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Child of Wonder

This is a free verse story-poem that came to me several years ago, written as an internal dialogue.  I had someone specific in mind at the time, but never felt comfortable sharing it – probably because it was too touchy-feely, and … Continue reading

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New Clothes

Hand Me Downs Sometimes it can be hard to maintain the proper perspective that the person represented by this “natural man” is only a costume for the role I have been assigned in the play of this earthly life. My … Continue reading

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Cracking the Tough Nuts from the Family Tree

There seems to be a continuing interest in researching one’s family background and heritage. However, sometimes it may not be such a great idea to shake the family tree too hard, since we can’t be sure what might fall out … Continue reading

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