Category: Wisdom

  • Listening to the Right Voices

    It’s been years since I had anything that remotely resembles what’s called a “normal night’s sleep”, that being eight continuous hours. I spent many years in nursing working every conceivable type of shift, and my circadian rhythm is permanently broken. It was during one such episode last night that I came across the above image […]

  • Climbing Out of the Mud

    “Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things.” Philippians 4:8 I explained in an earlier post that I closed down my Facebook account a year or so […]

  • An Encounter on a Plane

    Years ago, when I was a college student in Arkansas, I used to love air travel. It was the easiest way to get back and forth from home to school, and it was relatively cheap. A redeye flight (which they no longer offer) was about $50 or so. You left late at night and arrived […]

  • When You Look in the Mirror of Life

    I once heard it said that your life can be one of two things: an inspiration or a cautionary tale. (Spoiler: ultimately, you don’t get to decide which one it is. You can only try to influence the outcome) Looking back over my own life, it could have gone either way-still could. It doesn’t take […]