Quitting is not an option

“Weebles wobble, but they don't fall down.” That was the catchphrase for several lines of children's roly-poly toys from Hasbro's Playskool division created on July 23, 1971. (Yes, I am well aware that I am dating myself here.) The Weeble is shaped like and egg so the physic principle works as intended. The shape has … Continue reading Quitting is not an option

“No” is a complete sentence

There are too many forces in the world, seen and unseen, that are trying to get you off track, and suck you into the darkness. Let this be your new sentence: NO! This is a powerful two letter sentence. Darkness is always trying to overpower the light. Learn how to say no, and put it … Continue reading “No” is a complete sentence

Revolution of the Squishy Grape

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. It is very serious and my prayer is that everyone does what they can to save lives. No matter how simple a gesture, it might just be the thing that saves a life. From my lips to God's ears! Back in the last millennium, when I was a teenager, … Continue reading Revolution of the Squishy Grape

All Hat No Cattle

This is a saying in the American West which describes a person who is all talk and no follow through. They are unable to back up their words with actions. Just because you are wearing a cowboy hat, it doesn't make you a cowboy. Or just because you are wearing a cowboy hat does not … Continue reading All Hat No Cattle

I’m clear flowing water

I learn some pretty valuable lessons while doing chores at the ranch. Not a whole lot else to do but pray and think while I'm filling up three 75 gallon tubs with water, for five cows we have sectioned off from the rest of the herd. It actually started when I was watering the chickens. … Continue reading I’m clear flowing water