Courage for the Gap

Courage for the Gap

“The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what you want most for what you want right now.”- Zig Ziglar We live in the gap between good actions and good results. If good results came immediately and in direct proportion to the pain of our efforts, it would...
Half Done Is Not Done

Half Done Is Not Done

Hi everyone. Here’s a quick update on the writing side of Candles In the Sun. I have noticed a marked tendency on my part to make my chapters the exact length that I manage to write that week. Given the crazy weeks that sometimes happen and the need to have some...
The Machinery Of Your Dreams

The Machinery Of Your Dreams

I do not have the capacity or the time to conspire to such heights of evil as you ascribe to me. I don’t have the energy or endurance to hate you that much. I don’t have the focus or force of will required to generate that amount of malevolence. Who do you think I am...
The Understatement of Father’s Day

The Understatement of Father’s Day

To say that my Dad was the most important person in my life is an understatement. To say that I miss him is to miss that mark. To say that I think about him all the time is still less than the truth How about this – since my Dad died I spend my time trying to BE him....
3 A.M. Mayonnaise Prayers

3 A.M. Mayonnaise Prayers

My Dog Snores Is it just me or does anyone else regularly find themselves awake at 3 A.M. worrying about the future of the country? Maybe it’s an inevitable consequence of trying to keep up with current events. The dog snores or Suzie rolls over or my neighbor...
Rainy Days, Mondays & News Days

Rainy Days, Mondays & News Days

I’ll admit it; cloudy, rainy, tiny winter days get me down. I’m a sun man. Spending decades in studios that are soundproof, light-proof and nature-proof has given me a craving for all things outside. This in spite of the fact that I’m allergic to a...

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