Peace, Not Panic, in Pandemic

Peace, Not Panic, in Pandemic

I had been overseas for ten days and missed my family greatly. Every flight from London to the U.S. was now considered a terrorist target, and for the first time in many trips I was scheduled to fly from London. Fear and anxiety began to creep into my thoughts when I...
Attitude Matters

Attitude Matters

“Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms—to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances…” (Victor Frankl) Difficulties are inevitable—a shocking diagnosis, a problem child, financial hardship, betrayal, a freak...
True Love

True Love

The plot of the recently released film 1917 is intriguing (Though I haven’t seen nor am I endorsing the movie). A large contingent of British troops are poised to run headlong into an ambush that will claim most, if not all, of their lives. Two men are tasked with...
I Can Do It Myself

I Can Do It Myself

There comes a time in every parent’s life when their child looks up at them with defiance and says, “I can do it myself!” Whether buttoning a coat, tying a shoe, riding a bicycle, or operating a mobile device, our children’s independence is an accomplishment...
The Greatest Gift

The Greatest Gift

When I was a teenager my Grandmother gave me a 1/16th scale toy tractor that had been completely refurbished for Christmas. I no longer played with toys, but this was one I had played with often while visiting my grandparents. It was personal, priceless (costly), and...