Category Archive: General Gist

Apr 06

#InspireMonday: Dark to Light

The pain was stifling The sorrow unbearable Food had lost its flavor Laughter its meaning No more reason for living Hope had been extinguished Bright light had been swallowed by all-consuming darkness Life had been extinguished by death The Master was no more.   He saved me from my demons. I washed his feet with …

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Mar 30

#InspireMonday: The Drop

Happy Monday! It is Holy Week. I wrote the following piece in 2003 and also had it in my book, “The Blessings of Pain” (2004). I hope it blesses you: ________________________________________________________ it was a drop; just a drop of water. all alone on the ocean of the table. alone with none of it’s kind around. …

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Mar 23

#InspireMonday: What Men Want

Happy Monday! I have had some very interesting comments from last week’s post on “What Women Want“. Thanks to everyone that took the time reach out to say what they thought. Your contributions are appreciated. Today, we are to going look at the other side of the coin. We are going to be looking at …

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Mar 16

#InspireMonday: What Women Want

Happy Monday! There is the old joke of a man meeting a genie and on getting to know he had the obligatory 3 wishes the genie must grant him, his first wish was for the genie to build a bridge that he could use to drive from Africa to America.  The genie balked at that …

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Mar 09

#InspireMonday: Devilish Wisdom

Happy Monday! This subject of wisdom is one that has fascinated me for long. What exactly is wisdom? Who can be said to be wise? In the mind of many people (including mine until recently), wisdom is measured and revealed by words. I looked out for the wisdom of a man (and woman) by what …

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Mar 02

#InspireMonday: A Blessing

Happy Monday! Today what I have in my heart is a blessing for you. 26 And He said, “The kingdom of God is as if a man should scatter seed on the ground, 27 and should sleep by night and rise by day, and the seed should sprout and grow, he himself does not know …

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Feb 23

#InspireMonday: Looking for What Is Not Lost

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Happy Monday! Thank you to everyone that reached out to say kind words about the last post on Understanding Intents. Your kind words are appreciated. Life can be likened to a treasure hunt. We are all seeking for gems that we believe will give our existence meaning and substance. Consumed by this search for meaning …

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