Reflecting Thoughts…Can I Change a Thing?

I like to reflect on the times we live in, because of others who stood in the gap for me. Those who did what I could not. Those so brave to lay it all on the line for me. Having so many patriots in my own family, and others, who have made an impression on…… Continue reading Reflecting Thoughts…Can I Change a Thing?

Maybe There is Something Good About This

Things seem dismal and grey, especially if you live in Minnesota, this time of year.The house seems a little chilly, but I could turn up the thermostat.Sometimes we can do something about our circumstances, but just choose not to.I brush my teeth without turning on the light….what’s the point?I save what little bit I can,…… Continue reading Maybe There is Something Good About This

Better to Give What Little You Have, than Keep It

Three words describe me best. Christ follower, patriot and student. All three are important to me and gives me my purpose in the times in which we live. God, country and always learning gives me something to work toward and contribute to.If you are not working toward something, you are either stagnant, or working away…… Continue reading Better to Give What Little You Have, than Keep It

Courage Isn’t Fearless

Courage walks alone.It does not hide behind groups or cliques or gangs. Courage speaks it’s own mind, not mimicking others.Some may follow and be inspired, but only it’s convictions,guide a person of courage. Courage is not boisterous or obnoxious to gather attention to itself.It does one small act, to hold fast the ground it loves…… Continue reading Courage Isn’t Fearless

A Hand Reaching Out

Hand to hand holding connect relationship

What do I have to share? My story…my experience. Sure…I would have done things differently, knowing now what I didn’t know then.Can I make something good out of this mess I left behind. The messy black mark on mytimeline of my life? I hope so…if not….what good am I? I must not keep this wisdom…… Continue reading A Hand Reaching Out

It’s Not Really Over….It’s Just Begun

No matter the outcome, no matter the winner,The real work is just begun.Lessons learned, justice will prevail,things are never as bad as they seem. Cry, but just a little. Pick yourself up.Don’t stay in the dark too long.Today is a new day. Promises will unfold,and you will smile again, when you see the light. Stay…… Continue reading It’s Not Really Over….It’s Just Begun

How Do You Know?

How do I know if a story is true? It is told over and over again without the main points changing.The who….the what….the when…..the where….the important facts don’t change.The color of a thing may change from one person telling the story or a repeating of the story from the original story-teller, the temperature in a…… Continue reading How Do You Know?

Is it Enough to Just Exist?

The social distancing is doing more harm for society then the small percentage of deaths caused by Covid…even though one life lost is precious. Are we watering down too much of the truth in this situation? I think the American people can handle the truth…undiluted. Give it to me straight! I like it that way.…… Continue reading Is it Enough to Just Exist?