Tag: Spiritual

Being brought up in a religious home does not necessarily make one spiritual. Although I had twelve years of Christian schooling (thirteen if you count kindergarten), I did not have a substantial relationship with God. We prayed before every meal; instead of really asking God to bless my food, I inwardly prayed that my Dad …

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Foxhole prayers aren’t so effective. I used to laugh and say that if I asked God for help when I have an ice-cream cone an inch from my mouth, odds are good that I won’t hear Him say that this isn’t a good idea. So, here’s how I do it. When I get up in …

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It may have taken only a little more than a year to lose over 100 lbs, but ridding myself of the excess baggage between my ears is an ongoing process. My self-talk used to go something like this; “you stupid, fat, effing slob”, followed by all kind of self-depreciating lines: You’ll always be an effing, …

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“Okay all of you in Pennsylvania and other states back east that have been praying to send some of your rain out this way – we got a tremendous storm last night, lightening and all…Here is what a friend of mine, John Boylan said, ” The wind is now coming out of the east and …

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