Am I Prejudiced

When my 4 girls were in middle school one of them asked me a tough question. She asked “Dad are you misoganistic? The girls often surprised me with the words they used to express themselves. I said “I don’t think any man raised in this culture can guarantee he is free of prejudice against women. … More Am I Prejudiced

Man And Woman

This afternoon I watched “Saving Private Ryan”. The whole movie is about sparing a mother who had lost 3 sons in Second World War battles from losing her fourth son, Private Ryan. A squad was sent into a battle zone to find Private Ryan and to send him home. The Squad that was sent after … More Man And Woman

Bad Hunger Memory

Bad Memories: One time I fainted from hunger. It was on a Saturday morning. When I went through the kitchen to get some breakfast. My mom was sitting at the dining room table. She said I am sorry but we don’t have anything for you to eat. I nodded my head at her to let … More Bad Hunger Memory

Painful Memory

There is no way for me to express what I endured as a boy. It was frightening, lonely, overwhelmed because I fought so hard to win the nurture of my Mom. If a social worker had taken me out of the home I would have hated her or him because I was completely persuaded that … More Painful Memory

Prayer Wisdom

About the time I turned 40 my Mom turned 70. I asked my “Mom, What do you know at 70 that you wish you had known at 40”? She instantly replied “I wish I had known that you can accomplish more in one hour of praying than 40 hours of working.”

One Day At A Time

The following ideas about “One day at a time”, have helped me. -When I first heard the suggestion that I live one day at a time, I said, “Just one day” Now I say, “All day?” -I want to stay intimately connected with the moment in which I am living. -I need to keep my … More One Day At A Time