Serenity Comes Easily in Nature

  What do you experience when you look at this photograph? Take a moment to take in the coolness of the mountain air on your skin.  The crunch of the fallen needles under your feet.  The absolute stillness in the presence of the majesty of nature.  The largeness of God's creations which exist in an…

Fighting the Busyness of Life

The best intentions are often not enough to battle the busyness of life.  I like to write.  I have promised myself that I would not allow my job to interfere with the pleasure of writing.  Unfortunately, I have failed myself miserably in these last several weeks.  When work is busy, it seems to trickle down…

I like being alone..

Horacio Jones wrote:  "I like being alone.  I have control over my own shit.  Therefore, in order to win me over, your presence has to feel better than my solitude.  You're not competing with another person, you are competing with my comfort zones." I like being alone.  Not entirely, however, for the reasons stated in…