The Idiots and Me

The Idiots and Me

A couple months back the doorbell rang. Unexpectedly.  Which, in turn set the weiners to barking. These days that’s pretty expected. I answered the front door to find an overdressed young man with a huge smile that was holding a clipboard. He asked, “Are you the Man...
The Idiots and Me

Drop The Rock

Poor health forced him to drop out of a military college, ending his hopes of an Army career. His fiancée died in a drowning accident the day before their wedding. Subsequent plans for marriage were again dashed when his new bride-to-be died after a short illness....
The Idiots and Me

How Could A Loving God…

It’s a question popular with skeptics: How could a loving God allow [fill in the blank] to happen? And in doing so God gets blamed for all sorts of evil. All sorts of calamity. But what if that were actually the truth of the matter? What if—in His wisdom—God actually...
The Idiots and Me

Inconceivable!

In my personal—but correct—opinion, The Princess Bride is the best movie ever. Hands down. And one of the best lines from the movie takes place just after Vizzini cuts the rope that The Dread Pirate Roberts is climbing up: Vizzini : He didn’t fall? Inconceivable!...
Nesting Dolls

Nesting Dolls

I compartmentalize a lot. Organize and try to control my world to keep it safe from the chaos around me. Things in little boxes, one fitting inside another like Russian nesting dolls. Can you see it? Here is work, the struggles and blessings each in their own area....