Archive for June, 2008

Does God Speak in Fortune Cookies, Part I

I work in an environment that can be stressful. The phone is always ringing. A steady stream of people stop by my desk. They all have a problem or want something. I am not complaining. I have a good job, a good situation. However, some days the constant press of people and furious activity just [...]

We All Have Bobs In Our Lives

We all have Bobs in our life. Mine is seventy-seven. He looks frail at first glance, his hair white and wispy like clouds on a blue sky day. He wears glasses and totters about like he is one misstep from needing a hip replacement, an old Irish golfing cap made of wool perched on his [...]

Red Doorknobs Flying Across the Sky!

By Melinda Thomas Doorknob. A red doorknob. What? What in the world are you talking about? So, what about a red doorknob? If you read those words and you had not clue and you went on to a different article then you simply have no imagination or you are not awake yet. A red doorknob [...]

Travel’s Changing Face

A part of me wants to sit at home, to read books, to walk down the road enjoying the trees, the geese, the deer, or even work in the garden. Another part of me longs to see more of the world, to see the hills of Florence, walk the dusty streets of Cairo, to laze [...]

Living With Demons

Back in 1999, Josh Hamilton was the top pick in the baseball draft. Number one. He had all the tools to be one of the best players ever. He had speed, power, great fielding skills, and an incredible eye at the plate. He had a bright future. Then he became addicted to crack and saw [...]