Never Fail to Say these Words

In a tiny, 20-by-50-foot air pocket, 24 stories below the ground–nine miners huddled in frigid water–praying for their lives. In a cavern so dark they couldn’t see their hand in front of their face, the men passed the hours snuggled close to each other, and reminiscing about their families. At one point, when it seemed […]

Get me out of here! Please

All of us periodically suffer from the myth of the greener grass. Haven’t there been times in your life when you thought things looked better on the other side of the fence? In your drive to succeed, haven’t you dreamed of a field with less hardship and more rewards? Maybe in the face of some of your marital […]

An Old Friend Fell

An Old Friend Fell

I had an experience last week that got me thinking about how easy it is for us to take people for granted and assume they’ll always be around. And then one day, they suddenly and unexpectedly, are gone. On December 20, 2001 I was with my dad at 5:01 am when he took his last breath. […]