Category: spiritual themes

Thursday Worth

A repost of another fave from several years ago. I think we all as humans wonder if it is all worth it. Here’s to realizing it is. Wake up late because my alarm died. Make breakfast for two boys who don’t eat a thing. Later I’ll be hungry […]

Mister Kedabal

In honor of Fathers Day, I am reposting one of my favorite Father themed writes. On this day, may we each remember the fatherless among us. Thankfully, none of us is truly fatherless in the end. “Mister Kedabal, you’re back!” the little boy shouts as I exit the […]

Decker the Dude

This story is dedicated to Kristen and Decker, whom I met the other day in a store parking lot. Kristen, I didn’t have anything to give you that day, but our meeting did conceive this little story, which I now send out as a prayer for you. They […]

Magic Little Blues

Some writers refer to writing as the ultimate pleasure, and in some ways, I suppose it is, but not in the way one usually experiences pleasure. It isn’t like the pleasure we get from eating ice cream or laughing or having sex. It is a pleasure more akin […]

Dickens Legacy

Last night, I had an encounter more glorious than I’ve had in months. My wife and I resurrected a bit of our past, beckoned the part of our lives when time and energy were not in so meager supply, and attended a spectacular dramatic rendition of Charles Dickens’ […]