“To Avoid Purgatory, Do As Follows”

Several years ago, I found an worn, old piece of paper folded up in the bottom of a box. Dirty and yellowed with age, it was a photo copy of some unknown book and read at the top, “Chapter 13: TO AVOID PURGATORY, DO AS FOLLOWS.” The information following is too insightful and compelling not […]

Give Me the Simple Life

It’s January 21st and I’m trying to stay on my New Year’s Resolution horse. The goal is to rid my life of excess and to ensure that the things I have are either used well or, if necessary, are replaced with something sure to last. Extra papers, boxes, things I was keeping “just in case,” […]

This & That

I couldn’t think of any one topic I wanted to digest, so here are a bunch of little thoughts:  Daily Ritual I have attained the discipline to become a daily-Masser. Andrew has been just wonderful in helping me achieve the motivation to counter any personal hesitation. On the days when I don’t have the virtue to […]

Glory Be to Whom?

I’m a big Garth Brooks fan. I was 4 when “Friends in Low Places” came out and that has been my favorite song for as long as I can remember. My dad and I collected all the Garth albums and I jumped at the chance to see him live in 2007. I was absolutely beside myself – after […]