100 Days of Writing – Day Twenty-Nine

What do we do when we’re struggling? Are there things that you’ve found that are helpful? There are times during all of our lives where the struggle becomes real. Life happens and we find ourselves in the midst of difficult situations, some not of our own choices. “Life gets lifey,” as one of my friendsContinue reading “100 Days of Writing – Day Twenty-Nine”

100 Days of Writing – Day Twenty-Six

Adventures in Living: Trying to treat ADD with meds, while at the same time, quit smoking – Day Nine I continue to trudge the road with prescription medication to treat my ADD and smoking cessation. I’ve taken a 10 mg pill for methamphetamine for the past nine days and seem to be having good resultsContinue reading “100 Days of Writing – Day Twenty-Six”

100 Days of Writing – Day Nineteen

What is a hobby that you have and why do you think you enjoy it? My favorite hobby would have to be collecting soft drink advertising items. I started when I was a teen and continue the practice even today, although I’ve slowed down a bit due to storage space and price. I first startedContinue reading “100 Days of Writing – Day Nineteen”

100 Days of Writing – Day Fourteen

My try at poetry – Based on inspiration from Isaiah 40:31 and a hawk I saw flying through the sky on two seperate occasions. Hawk flying so high above my head, Floating effortlessly, wings outspread. Moving to and fro with the winds that day, Never doubting its heights to achieve. Searching the firmament below, SuchContinue reading “100 Days of Writing – Day Fourteen”

100 Days of Writing – Day Eleven

“You are not a drop in the ocean. You are an entire ocean in a drop” What does this quote mean to you? We are but an infinitesimally small part of the “big blue marble” we call Earth. Indeed, when viewed from the perspective of the entire universe, Earth itself seems inconsequential. So how areContinue reading “100 Days of Writing – Day Eleven”

Random Writing – Fear, the evil and corroding thread

Fear has been called “the evil and corroding thread that weaves its way through the very fabric of our existence.” (1) . That certainly has been and can be the case with me. I went through a particularly tumultuous time in my life and would find myself awaking each morning in terror and dread, filledContinue reading “Random Writing – Fear, the evil and corroding thread”

Random Writing – It’s HOT outside!!!

Summer is definitely here. Although it says it’s only eighty-seven degrees, it feels more like it’s one hundred and seven degrees. I realize that accurate temperatures are supposed to be measured in the shade and I was sitting in the direct rays of the sun, but still, it’s hot! I sometimes wonder how people beforeContinue reading “Random Writing – It’s HOT outside!!!”

Random Writing – “The Crowded Cafe”

I am in the Barnes and Noble Cafe on a drizzly Monday afternoon. The tables are abuzz with all sorts of activity and conversation. Two young lads are reading their manga books intently, as they turn the pages from back to front. Another man pours over blueprints of some sort, seemingly figuring an estimate forContinue reading “Random Writing – “The Crowded Cafe””

Random Writing – “The Tube”

The glass tube,,, filled with various components designed to allow one to hear from others around the world. There’s no telling what news has made its way through this electronic feed. News of both victories and defeats, beautiful music and somber tones. Now it sits idly by, never to be heard from again, as silentContinue reading “Random Writing – “The Tube””