What’s in a Name?

February 11, 2021S.A.P.

Did you ever wish you had a different name? One that was more descriptive of the person you are—or the one you’d like to be? When I was a teenager, I wanted to be Heather. I don’t know why, except that in those days, Heather was a far more unique name than the one my … Read More

What If?

February 4, 2021S.A.P., Songs

What if you could go back in time and change something that would forever alter your life?  What fork in the road shaped you as, perhaps subconsciously, you chose one way over the other? All things considered, would you take the other path? I’d love to watch a movie of my life lived on the … Read More

Song of the Day

January 31, 2021Songs

All I’d intended to do was to post this song: This Could Change Everything But then I ran into the movie it was featured in: And the threats against some theaters that were showing it: https://video.foxnews.com/v/6056283227001#sp=show-clips  And the book on which that movie was based: Wow. And all I’d intended was to post a song. … Read More

Be the Light

January 28, 2021S.A.P.

I’ve had this theme of light running through my head over the last six months of 2020 and into 2021. For a long time I just considered it an off-shoot of my 2020 Word of the Year–my daily reminder to “shine.” But today I remembered where I was less than a year ago–before we’d ever … Read More


January 21, 2021S.A.P.

It’s possible to have your heart break and be blessed at the same moment. This was that kind of moment.—Tim Gustafson Even in the worst of times, miracles are born. Ours came early. But the miracles began long before his birth. At age 40, my daughter-in-law had no intention of becoming pregnant. Their marriage was on … Read More