Thur., Feb. 24/22 “I hate having to do this,” I texted my buddy, “but I’m going to have to cancel our plans for coffee this morning. Something’s come up!” “Somethings” do come up, don’t they? You had plans for one thing, got body and mind all set for it, but then. POW! — a “Something”Continue reading “Unpredictable!”

Trust your ‘Tingle’

Tue., Feb. 22/22 Spiderman was my superhero of choice during my teen years. A teen himself he had typical teen problems. In addition to saving New York (or the world) from similarly super-powered menaces, Peter Parker (Spiderman) had on his heart the guilt of his Uncle Ben’s death, the welfare of his Aunt May, andContinue reading “Trust your ‘Tingle’”

If Jesus walked down Main Street…

Mon., Feb. 21/2 If Jesus walked down Main Street, or whatever other name your ‘main’ street may have, would He be pleased or grieved? Would He look with interest at the brightly dressed windows? Would He stop to shop in the fashion store? Would Jesus like a latté along His way? If Jesus walked downContinue reading “If Jesus walked down Main Street…”

The Effluence of Influence

Wed., Feb. 16/22 Oswald Chambers writes, “The people who influence us the most are… those who live their lives like the stars in the sky and “the lilies of the field”— simply and unaffectedly. Those are the lives that mold and shape us.” – Oswald Chambers, My Utmost for His Highest, May 18 entry CanContinue reading “The Effluence of Influence”

The Aroma of Valentine’s

Why Valentine’s Day? “…it has been suggested that the holiday has origins in the Roman festival of Lupercalia, held in mid-February. The festival, which celebrated the coming of spring, included fertility rites and the pairing off of women with men by lottery.” – Encyclopaedia Britannica “Lupercalia originated as a ritual in a rural masculine cultContinue reading “The Aroma of Valentine’s”

“Snapchat Dysmorphia”

Fri., Feb. 11/22 An August 2021 report by FinanceBuzz reports that U.S. millennials (persons born from 1981 to 1996) will take more than 25,000 selfies during their lifetimes. This translates to approximately 38 hours annually, more time than that spent walking or engaged in social events.* Google has reported that 93 million selfies are takenContinue reading ““Snapchat Dysmorphia””