Category Archives: Essays

Raincrows [Revisited]

Introduction This essay is largely based on memories that were created with and left to me by my grandfather. Because memories live on as long as we remember them, my grandfather lives on as well. I share my memories and my grandfather with you through this essay, written on a chilly, wet, rainy day in May… Read More »

Through the Glass Oldly

Through the Glass Oldly I was thinking – and that’s sometimes not a good thing. Anyway, it occurred to me that I spent a great deal of my time in my youth wasting precious time: Chasing girls, hanging out in bars with buddies, skipping classes in college — yet still getting passing grades – dreaming… Read More »

No Time to Waste

No Time to Waste One of life’s great blessings is that not one of us knows the exact day we will die. Well, at least I think so. I could not imagine being a teenager and knowing how many years I would live or the date of my death. That would take away the fun… Read More »

Assumptions and Whims and Hopes

Assumptions and Whims and Hopes We are all, I think, a little bit crazy. We live our lives based on assumptions and insubstantial whims and hopes. We think that everything will always be as it is; we take no thought when we do everyday things that it may be the last time we ever do… Read More »

Thoughts at Easter

Thoughts at Easter It’s Easter time. It’s a time of rejoicing for Christian around the world. It is a time of rebirth and a time for a renewal of faith. But I was thinking how much we all need a resurrection – a resurrection within us. Each morning when we wake we can choose how… Read More »