Category Archives: friends

Door or Doormat?

I think doors are important. They allow us to enter or exit. We expect to be welcomed or shunned. The door is either open or shut. At my house, on cooler days, we leave doors open for a fresh mountain breeze to … Continue reading

Posted in Childhood, Etiquette, family, Family History, friends, God | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Persons of Influence

Back when I was a teenager living in Iowa, I read Dale Carnegie’s book, How to Win Friends & Influence People. It was first published in 1937. Today, I know that I needed that book, since I was so shy and … Continue reading

Posted in family, Family History, friends, God, Iowa, Judeo-Christian, Life Chages, Uncategorized, writing | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Every January, I print out my prayer list and put it in my Bible. The items listed include prayers for myself, and I’ll have to admit that those items are high on top. Next, I pray for my children and … Continue reading

Link | Posted on by | Tagged , , | 10 Comments

The Psychology of Writing–A Psalm

Everyone is a writer these days, it seems. Funny, I never wanted to call myself a writer. The word sounded too lofty, too intelligent, too exclusive.  For the longest time, I could rationalize: because I write, I must be a … Continue reading

Posted in family, friends, Judeo-Christian, Language, Psychology, Uncategorized, writing | Tagged , , , , | 10 Comments

The Psychology of Your Photography

In my younger, more feisty days, I might discover someone staring at me and say, “Take a picture. It’ll last longer.” How rude of me! I’ve mellowed out by God’s grace, but the principle remains true. Pictures are more reliable than … Continue reading

Posted in family, friends, Photography, Psychology, Travel, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 12 Comments

What’s In A Name?

Take the name, “Kilroy.” Who is he, anyway? I’m so glad you asked. During WWII, the phrase, “Kilroy Was Here” got scrawled all over the world…wherever the Allied Forces marched, the slogan could be found: Italy, France, Germany. Sometimes it was … Continue reading

Posted in family, friends, Judeo-Christian, Messianic, military, Uncategorized, writing | 17 Comments