SORE/SOAR

Homonyms are a funny thing.  Unless you are quite sure of the context of the word, the meaning and/or spelling could be in error.  Take the homonym sore and soar. This past weekend I can tell you that I am …

CARDINALS AND SPARROWS

One morning savoring my coffee on the back patio, enjoying the coolness of the hour, and respite from the impending hustle and bustle of activities, I heard a variety of songs coming from many birds announcing the breaking of the …

DIAPHRAGM SPASM

Back in elementary school  I vividly remember one beautiful Spring afternoon playing softball with my P.E. class in sixth grade.  I don’t remember the score, if I made any plays, or got on base.  Etched in my mind is the …

LOOK AGAIN

In the year of 1998 after my third son Levi was born, I now had the joy of diapering all three.  I use that word joy loosely.  Jared was two and a half years old and nearing the potty training …

STUCK IN THE BUT

Destinies are created by something powerful and yet accessible to everyone.  What comes forth from our mouths determines the trajectory of our lives, whether it is in alignment with our wishes or not.  Words must be thought out and purposeful.  …

OBVIOUS SIGNS

Before checking out of my hotel, I decided I really needed a good workout at the gym.  I had just been through a rigorous seminar weekend and was gloriously drained and inspired concomitantly.  Walking outside by the pool on my