SHORT AND SWEET #17: T.S. ELIOT, CATS, PEOPLE

“For you know only a heap of broken images.” T.S. ELIOT Born in St. Louis, Missouri, on this day in 1888. Thomas Stearns Eliot died at age 76 in London, England. He came from a prominent family. His grandfather founded Washington University in St. Louis. The reason I add this fact is that I wasContinue reading “SHORT AND SWEET #17: T.S. ELIOT, CATS, PEOPLE”

CELEBRATE the little VICTORIES

Tough times are minor obstacles for tough people. One way to flip the script on trauma is to celebrate the little victories as you work toward success. For example, Of course, these are worst-case scenarios (for a reason). If we think of the worst thing that could happen in a failed situation, then we canContinue reading “CELEBRATE the little VICTORIES”

WHAT IS GOOD?

Doing good is good! But how do we know what is GOOD without acknowledging a Good God??? May this message reach all those in political authority over us (for an elected season, thank God!!!!). May they understand that it is not what I say that makes something good. And it is certainly not what “you”Continue reading “WHAT IS GOOD?”

SHORT AND SWEET #14: SO, SCARLETT

“Until you’ve lost your reputation, you never realize what a burden it was or what freedom really is.” These are poignant words from Margaret Mitchell’s Pulitzer Prize winning, “Gone with the Wind.” Today in History Born in Atlanta, Mitchell died in Atlanta on August 16, 1949, after being hit by a drunk driver while crossingContinue reading “SHORT AND SWEET #14: SO, SCARLETT”

A necessary respite while lending a helping hand

 I’ve been practicing ‭‭Proverbs‬ ‭3:27‬—“Whenever you possibly can, do good to those who need it” —in a different way. While doing so, I thought I’d catchup on my magazine reading in the quiet times. Do you see the deadline on the page? Yes. I’m long overdue. #writersdigest Does anyone else have a small pileContinue reading “A necessary respite while lending a helping hand”

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