Monthly Archives: September 2014

The Next Level

Many of us begin the day with gratitude, while others will tend to focus toward all the things in their life that are wrong, or ‘things’ they don’t have. When we look to see all the things in life that … Continue reading

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Our Home

A house is built on a foundation with wood, nails, brick, windows, and doors. Throughout the house is electricity, and plumbing of all sorts. Each room is designed for a particular purpose. Some houses will have a fireplace, and still … Continue reading

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Fairytales

We’re just ordinary plain folks, walking a path that is decent, but not extraordinary. We’re making a good life for ourselves, but not a great one. It seems we’re stuck in a rut, and we keep moving along the same … Continue reading

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The Spark

Our car battery is dead, and we need someone to give us a jump to get started again. We open the hood, and there it is… our dead battery. On the top of the battery are two posts; one is … Continue reading

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Changing Seasons

We have crossed over into a new season. Autumn has arrived, and we immediately think of cooler weather, the leaves on the trees turning various colors of red, orange, and yellow. We think about sitting on the porch in the … Continue reading

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Millionaire

We see a man in a black suit carrying two brown-paper bags, and is walking our way. He stops in front of us, and confirms who we are. We’re wondering how he knew our name, and where we would be … Continue reading

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Our Smile

A smile can comfort a sorrowful soul. A smile can bring light where there was only darkness. A smile can say ‘I love you,’ when words cannot be heard. A smile cuts through the air of tense situations. A smile … Continue reading

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Know-It-All

We have met at least on in our lifetime. Perhaps, we have met several along our journey. The omniscient acquaintance we have met is commonly called, the know-it-all. There isn’t a topic that this person doesn’t know something about, and … Continue reading

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Selfishness

The miser sits in the corner, counting each of his gold coins. He smiles as he reaches into his bag, and pulls the last one, stacking it on top of all the others. His greed is so strong he looks … Continue reading

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Advertisements

We see an advertisement in the paper, a magazine, or some other sort of media, and it is subtlety pointing out the competition in a bad way. Ever so slightly, the ad directs the viewer to the negative of the … Continue reading

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