Opinions & Observations

November 7, 2017
Little girl in dark woods

What Are Fathers For?

Be careful how high you let your dreams carry you, my dear. My arms are not very long and if you drift beyond their reach, we will have only our memories and the air between to sustain us.

November 7, 2017
Smiling woman with blowing hair

Don’t Punish Yourself

Read this and know that at least one person is thinking of you, so you must be worth thinking about. Be easy on yourself and be kind.

November 7, 2017
Slice of cake

Misunderstanding Motivation

The mistaken belief that motivation is an external force required in order to make action possible is the greatest hindrance to realizing one's greatest accomplishments.

November 7, 2017
Roses on rocky sea shore

Lives Intersect

Sometimes you can try to do the right things for the best reasons, to the best of your ability, but life is complicated and we don't live isolated on our own islands.

September 23, 2017
Sand castles

Building On Depression

What many people don't realize about depression is that it isn't gone just because someone is happy and smiling.

September 23, 2017
Rose in black and white

Imagine There’s No Heaven

I am an Atheist and I don't believe in Heaven. This means no second chances, no rewards, no reunions with previously deceased loved ones, and no eternal life beyond this mortal coil.

September 23, 2017
Man jumping in water

Who’s Awesome? You’re Awesome.

It occurs to me that all it takes to be awesome is to believe you are. The rest is all just hype and perception. It doesn't matter if anyone else believes it, as long as you do.

September 23, 2017
Tired dog on lawn chair

I Remember Sleep

I remember when sleep and I used to be friends. Well, maybe friends is too strong a word. More like acquaintances who lived down the hall from each other and borrowed cups of sugar from time to time.

July 9, 2017

Keep It Calm

The key to dealing with confrontation between yourself and another is to always remember to remain calm.

July 8, 2017

Don’t Forget

It is impossible to almost forget something.