Tag: life

Not the Luck of the Irish

Rev. Sherri James asked for a word on “happy”. Happy to oblige! Happy‘s original meaning came from the word hap,¬†which indicated a chance event or opportunity. Happy originally meant lucky. — Since July of last year, I’ve been shopping for a certified used car. Just about every weekend I have found myself at a car…
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The Inner War

This #wordblog is inspired by Facebook friend Sandra Deal who asked me to blog on “War Veteran”. — — This has been one of the most terrible weeks of my professional life. One of my former students and his little brother were victims of a hit and run. They were walking home from a game…
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Getting more out of your time

When you drive, are you paying attention to the road? Or are you rehashing whatever happened to you before you got into the car? It’s drive time, right? What’s the difference? Drive time is still moments in your life. When you’re not present for them, their magic eludes you. You don’t get them back. We’ve…
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All the World’s…

One of my charming little students gave me this drawing because she sees me on stage. I was struck by the beautiful sun and clouds and grass, wrapped with curtains and proscenium. There is also an exit. This is like our lives. Whatever world you create, good or bad, there is always an opportunity to…
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