My Deep Loneliness…..All my life, I have felt a deep loneliness. The persistence of the loneliness has been frightening. It has seemed to me, that the consistent loneliness was inarguable proof that something was wrong with me. I tried to talk myself out of the lonely feelings. I tried to uncover wounds out of my … More My Deep Loneliness
The last verse of the Love chapter [1 Cor 13] teaches me that in Heaven I will know God as much as God knows me. That is astounding to mSince the setting is Heaven there is a tie between love and knowledge of someone.Never mind The Universe. To me the most exciting and wonder exploration … More Knowing And Loving Your Mate
Like most of us in this tragic time in the history of the world I am watching lots of TV. I am protecting at home. I like detective shows on TV. One of my favorites is a series called “George Gently”. I have watched episode after episode of this program. During my “George Gently” binge … More Pissed At TV Smoking
I have more than 30 semester units of “F” on my college record. That is because I had seven consecutive semesters in which I enrolled for classes at San Diego State University and dropped out every semester. Two of my dropout semesters I failed to withdraw from my classes.Of Course, I failed all those classes. … More 30 Semester Units Of "F'
The New Testament KJV: “Take therefore no thought for the morrow: for the morrow shall take thought for the things of itself. Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof”. Over the years I have received hundreds of phone calls from members of Al-Anon who were worried about the future. I have no idea how … More Today
Back in the 1990’s I was Director of the Men’s Recover Program at The Boston Rescue Mission Where my good friend John Saamon was Executive Director. John worked at Union Rescue Mission in Los Angeles When I was President of that mission. One of my favorite members of the Men’s Program was a man named … More Good Time In Boston
A Very Brave little Girl…..I have four daughters. They are all so dear to me. Gina is my eldest and Jill, Janelle’and JoAnna follow along more or less at two year intervals.One day many years ago when Gina was about nine we all went swimming in a friend’s pool. Somehow Gina had gotten terrified of … More A Very Brave Little Girl