FOMO

No big surprise, but anxiety has been around for a very long time. In 2004, Patrick Mc Ginnis coined the term FOMO. The Fear Of Missing Out. It has become more prevalent thanks to social media. It is characterized by a desire to stay continually connected with what others are doing, thinking they are having … Continue reading FOMO

Sometimes, life stinketh

Freshly baked bread, warm chocolate chip cookies, hot apple pie, and pizza. These are comforting, inviting smells. Sadly, this post is not about that. Warning: Stop eating before you read this part. Scientifically speaking, decomposition of the internal organs begins 24 to 72 hours after death. Three to five days after death, let's just say … Continue reading Sometimes, life stinketh

Standing Up

You know those little coincidences that are actually the Hand of God?Well I had one of those the other day. I walked over to a church a block from my office, to get a copy of the June Our Daily Bread devotional because minedid not come in the mail. (I guess whoever got it is … Continue reading Standing Up

“I pity the fool!”

The title of this post was catchphrase of Mr. T. He is an American actor, television personality, and retired professional wrestler. He is known for his roles as B.A. Baracus in the 1980s television show The A-Team. He is also known for his distinctive hairstyle inspired by Mandinka warriors in West Africa. He is also … Continue reading “I pity the fool!”

“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

Tear stained eyes

I am overwhelmed and exhausted. It seems as if I have been waging war forever! No, not because it is tax season, silly, but spiritual warfare and other battles. When I get like this and the tears are flowing, I know God is there. I know because I know! Sometimes it takes me a bit … Continue reading Tear stained eyes

Whine vs. Wine

Foolishness is becoming pervasive today. You see it in the news media and on social media. Almost everyone has an opinion on what is going wrong. They are whining, complaining, and critical, but cannot offer any real lasting solutions. It's hard to find someone being kind and encouraging. The whiners only go on and on … Continue reading Whine vs. Wine