Tag Archives: relationships

What do You Want?

When a cat stares at you, you are compelled to comply, there is simply no other option. Yesterday, as I was sitting down at my ancient eMachine computer (the equivalent of a writer’s creaky old Smith-Corona), our little cat Misha … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, For Pastors and Teachers, Humor, Memoir | Tagged , , , , , | 25 Comments

Opposites

They say, you know “they,” they say it’s a fact that Opposites nearly always attract. And yet Opposites also sometimes attack. So why don’t we simply give ‘em the sack? Because Opposites are relational crack, they cling to our teeth … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Humor, Poetry | Tagged , , , , , , | 31 Comments

Greedy Love

As of today, my wife Trudy and I have been married 32 years. I’m greedy for 32 more. Last week, without premeditation, we revisited many of the places that live in our memory. We’d flown to L.A. from our current … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Memoir, Movies | Tagged , , , , , , | 78 Comments

Beyond Valentine’s Day

Soulmate (noun): Someone you’re “made for” and don’t have to work at loving. Someone you choose to continue loving every day. Love is a choice we keep on making.

Posted in Culture, For Pastors and Teachers, Humor, Quips and Quotes | Tagged , , , , , | 21 Comments

Standing in God’s Footprint

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
Connecting With God, Part 3 (To read Part 1, click here) When I was a kid, one of my favorite comic strips showed an astronaut radioing back to Earth, “Nope, no signs of life”–while standing…

Posted in Culture, For Pastors and Teachers, Religion/Faith, Story Power | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment