As We Enter the Twilight Zone

As We Enter the Twilight Zone

The Twilight Zone has always been one of my favorite television programs. Nothing’s ever been done like it before, nothing since. However, when you’re living it, that’s not so fun. My landline went out on Friday. Two hours after I reported it, the police arrived at my door. It seems my phone line, which wasn’t working, had been dialing 9-1-1.  The police couldn’t reach me, so they came by to check on me. Talk about …

The Beatles Had it Right

The Beatles Had it Right

Do you recall the Beatles’ song “Come Together?” While the song itself has nothing to do with this blog, the title does. For over a week now, Congress has been arguing over the healthcare plan for America. They have literally shut the government down. The largest problem is no one seems to want to move an inch. I think this could all be easily solved by taking ten Democrats, ten Republicans, and one independent into …

Losing Touch with Humanity

Losing Touch with Humanity

I’m currently reading the book “Daring Greatly” by Brené Brown. She recalled how one day she went from a restaurant to a store then a drive-thru. She became particularly disturbed by the number of people speaking on their cell phones instead of interacting with the clerks. She said it dehumanizes others. I always hate when people sit on the phone when with others. And they seem to be doing it at places they really shouldn’t. …

Accepting Grace

Accepting Grace

This is the week of giving thanks for what we have. It’s also the week that we give to others who are in need. However, what happens if you’re the one on the receiving end? While some people find it easy to accept as much as they can get for free, others might feel uncomfortable. They don’t want others to know they are in trouble. Pride keeps them from asking for help. Or they see …