Why?

I need to detour from our regular topics to write about the condition of our nation and our world.  The events from last week are too devastating not to write about them. Why is there so much senseless tragedies and evil?  Here are two young men, living in America for many years and then, without…

Spring is a Great Time to Simplify…and Donate!

“Simplify, simplify” is a quote from poet and author Hendry David Thoreau.  And that simple word is probably the root of what we should be doing in our homes because Americans accumulate just too much stuff.  We have storage containers piled high as well as overcrowded closets, attics and garages. And it has been discovered…

Love is in the Air!

“The hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread.” Mother Teresa I do love the thought of Valentines Day.  I love chocolate, flowers and romance!  But if the truth be told, there are now more singles than those married and the chance of a successful marriage is a challenge.…

Death and Life

I don’t think we really understand life without experiencing the finality of death.  My Dad passed away last week and though he had been ill and we were expecting it, the realization that he is really gone feels like a knife has torn into my heart. If we read the book of Genesis, you will…