Lamentation

July 30, 2020S.A.P.

Merriam-Webster defines it as “an expression of sorrow, mourning, or regret.” But that definition doesn’t even come close to describing the grief poured out by the prophet Jeremiah in what has been called a funeral song for his fallen city. Granted, things are not nearly so bad in our times, in our cities…or are they? … Read More

Song of the Day

July 26, 2020Songs

Call me morbid, but I’m pre-scheduling this Song of the Day in advance of my July 23rd surgery just in case I’m: Too goofy from the pain meds I expect to be on, or Too busy, or Dead. And just for the record, if #3 happens to be it, this song will be even more … Read More

I Know You Are But What Am I?

July 23, 2020S.A.P.

What are your relationship-breakers? The things you do or don’t do that throw a wrench into friendships, work relationships, maybe even your marriage?  We like to think that relationship stress is caused by everyone else—our kids, our spouse, our boss…that we’re victims on the receiving end of someone else’s bad behavior. And when we’re pretty … Read More

Song of the Day

July 19, 2020Songs

Click below to listen to the Song of the Day: Keep Me in the Moment Be blessed!

If Only….

July 18, 2020S.A.P.

Despite everything that’s going on in the world today, I’m pretty content. I have reason to be: I’m one of the lucky ones, blessed with everything I need. Except red shoes. The awareness of what I was lacking hit me hard yesterday. My closet no longer holds the gorgeous shoes I used to wear to work … Read More

Time Is

July 13, 2020S.A.P., Songs

There’s a song that’s been haunting me for over a week now. Haunting me in a good way, in that it brings me back to my teenage years, reminding me that my life has passed in one sweet blink of time. It’s by an obscure, one-album band that spun an entire song from a quote … Read More