A friend told me the other day that we were past mid-life. So I looked it up. Mid-life: occurring in the middle point of one's life, about aged 40. 40???? Holy crap. Something I don't want to think about too long. . . .
Said DH2B about my entry, Naked Before God: Faith without fear is just belief.Faith without works is dead. Ipso facto it seems clear that love without vulnerability is just masturbation with someone else. This is the same guy who once told me We're supposed to be together, I keep trying to . . .
Said DH2B about Naked Before God: . . .
Author David Sedaris, on undecided voters“I look at these people and can't quite believe that they exist. Are they professional actors? I wonder. Or are they simply laymen who want a lot of attention? To put them in perspective, I think of being on an airplane. The flight attendant comes down the . . .
Lately I've been thinking a lot about the concept of being naked before God. It refers to the idea that God can see all your deeds, but along with that, at least for me, it implies the kind of vulnerability that I've been feeling lately. Part of this is that in embracing my commitment to DH2B, . . .
The region's all abuzz about the first game of the World Series tonight, played right here, with our very own Rays. You can not imagine the excitement, made all the merrier by the subtle sense of disbelief that accompanies it. A year ago, the Rays were the worst team in the League, but today, . . .
This morning I got to campus very early. My 8am class was meeting at the student union instead of in our classroom, and I wanted to put a reminder note on the door. Campus was very quiet--it wasn't even 7:30am. Later, we gathered on the upholstered chairs and I taught. Everyone was more . . .
This morning as I was leaving a client's office in Clearwater, I saw a vividly marked Monarch butterly flitting about the bushes. So relaxed, so calming a sight. I stopped for a moment, then continued to my car to return to work. I felt a sudden pang of longing for the kind of life that would . . .
I voted today. After reading the Tampa Tribune's ridiculous endorsement of McCain, and then Christopher Buckley's interesting endorsement of Obama (yes, son of THAT Buckley) I marked my absentee ballot for Barack Obama. I no longer have any reason to read or listen to another campaign ad . . .
For at least a decade, I've been a fan of Storypeople, word-art that a writer named Brian Andreas has marketed. I have his books, his prints, even two wooden sculptures and recently found his website. I signed up to get a Story a Day via email and I love them.They are almost always . . .