The Real Heroes

Fearless Girl Wall Street

There are all types of heroes in life. But most of them are characterized as being strong physically and saving others’ lives at the expense of their own life and limb. Continue reading “The Real Heroes”

A Sunday State of Mind

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I love going for my morning coffee but I don’t enjoy getting through traffic to get to the coffee shop.  Between the school buses and the congested roads, it’s not as relaxing a ride as I would like. Continue reading “A Sunday State of Mind”

Traveling Light

Art by Maria Chambers

A woman new to my apartment complex was sharing with me in conversation that the first time she saw me, she said to herself, “There is someone I would like to know.   There is someone walking around without any baggage.” Continue reading “Traveling Light”

Coming Out

Art by Maria Chambers

(Author’s note:  You may have noticed that I have been publishing more frequently than usual.  While on ‘vacation’ last month, I ended up feeling inspired and writing more than expected.  Consequently I have a few posts in the queue.)

I have a dear friend who I have known for almost 50 years.  I witnessed him going through, and helped him through the toughest times in his life.  The time he began embracing his homosexuality.  It couldn’t have been easy, dissolving a five-year marriage to a woman, and being misunderstood, even rejected by those he was closest to.  And living as someone who is only a shadow of who he really is for all those years. Continue reading “Coming Out”