Friend like Jiminy Cricket

"You are wrong if you think Fortune has changed towards you. Change is her normal behavior, her true nature....You have discovered the changing face of the random goddess....With domineering hand she moves the turning wheel [of chance], like currents in a treacherous bay swept to and from. No cries or misery she hears, no tears … Continue reading Friend like Jiminy Cricket

Hopeful Exultation in Life or Death

Can you name all four sets of parents from the fourth generation before ya? It be your grandparents' grandparents I'm talking about. Name them all if you can. Now if you like me, well you can't do it. I honestly don't know their stories or even names. I been observing my generation and this up-n-rising one … Continue reading Hopeful Exultation in Life or Death

Courage at the Forks in Life

Joy alone cannot unfold the deepest truths, although deepest truth must be the deepest joy -- George MacDonald I can't believe it is already April. That all so funny date is approaching this month, 4/20. How I use to long for that day in college. I truly believed I was experiencing life caught up in … Continue reading Courage at the Forks in Life

Compelle Intrare Through Testimony

"The Prodigal Son at least walked home on his own feet. But who can duly adore that Love which will open the high gates to a prodigal who is brought in kicking, struggling, resentful, and darting his eyes in every direction for a chance of escape? The words “compelle intrare,” compel them to come in, … Continue reading Compelle Intrare Through Testimony