Release Not The Kraken! Release Forgiveness, INSTEAD!

Sharing my thoughts on the protests related to the murder of George Floyd.  What does the ancient Greek mythological monster has to do with this?

I encourage you to take the time and listen to today’s podcast. I feel that we need to release #Forgiveness; not the Kraken.

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Overcoming My Father Wounds

Did you ever listen to something that stirs a strong emotional chord? On Monday, I was listening to Pastor Paul Booko of Riverside Church. The church is located in Three Rivers, Michigan. It’s Father’s Day and Paul is giving an encouraging message about being a father.

I would have politely listened and I wouldn’t have given it, much thought. Why should I? I’m not a father or spiritual father. Before I continue, here is a link to “Dad’s Fest“. It’s the message that I listened to on the Internet.

What happened? Why am I writing a story about fathers, the day after Father’s Day? The story starts when pastor Paul Booko mentions the father wound, at the beginning of his message. As I listen, a strong wave of painful emotions began rising inside me. Continue reading “Overcoming My Father Wounds”

The Typewriter

Did you ever go through something and asked, “Why am I going through this? Why do I have to take this blasted typing class?” For me, this class was fraught with frustration and difficulties. I hated it.

The four years of typing were a lesson in torture. My typing teacher didn’t help by saying, “Keep your eyes on the paper and not the typewriter!” I hated it! I was angry and frustrated with her. If the old IBM Selectric typewriter weren’t so heavy then I’d be tempted to do something stupid. Continue reading “The Typewriter”

Attitude of the heart

What’s in our hearts will impact how we see our circumstances and how we respond to them.  The content of my heart will affect how I see the world around me and how I recall things past. I can’t control my circumstances; however I can control what fills my heart. Continue reading “Attitude of the heart”

Easy to say “Forgive”

This is my first attempt at writing fiction. I had written a couple; however that was a very long time ago and were mostly class assignments. The story is loosely based on past events and I did change some things, as needed. Enjoy!

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