The Shoes

By |2014-02-21T11:49:15-06:00March 7th, 2014|Poems|

My alarm went off. It was Sunday again. I was sleepy and tired, my one day to sleep in. But the guilt I would feel the rest of the day would have been too much, so I'd go and I'd pray. I showered and shaved, I adjusted my tie, I got there and sat in a pew [...]


By |2014-02-18T14:58:06-06:00March 3rd, 2014|Poems|

He drew a circle that shut me out - Heretic, rebel, a thing to flout. But Love and I had the wit to win; We drew a circle that took him in!

The Road Not Taken

By |2014-02-18T13:20:25-06:00February 27th, 2014|Poems|

Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked down one as far as I could To where it bent in the undergrowth; Then took the other, as just as fair, And having perhaps the better [...]

7 Rules for Life

By |2014-02-18T22:10:12-06:00February 23rd, 2014|Poems|

Make peace with your past so it won't screw up the present. What others think of you is none of your business. Time heals almost everything, give it time. Don't compare your life to others and don't judge them.  You have no idea what their journey is all about. Stop [...]

What is Class?

By |2014-02-18T22:08:52-06:00February 19th, 2014|Poems|

Class never runs scared.  It is sure-footed and confident in the knowledge that you can meet life head-on and handle whatever comes along. Jacob had it.  Esau didn't.  Symbolically, we can look to Jacob's wrestling match with the angel.  Those who have class have wrestled with their own personal "angel" [...]

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