These Days I Tap…

The technique first caught my attention about fifteen years ago, when I overheard a conversation a co-worker was having with one of her friends.  The subject of the conversation was The Emotional Freedom Technique, or tapping, which is based on the same premise as...

Silver Linings!

I felt like I had been kicked in the gut.  As the air escaped from my lungs, my mind was reeling from what I had just heard.  Since I was considering a particular degree program for graduate school, I was a little unsure of myself, trying to navigate my way into a...

A Man of Few Words

When my dad called me last week to tell me that my grandfather was in the hospital, I wasn’t all that concerned.  Pops was a tough guy, and he had survived a stroke and numerous other health problems throughout the years.  The next day, my dad called again.  The news...

A Little More Faith

The most disheartening thing is that it keeps happening. A few days ago, there was a knock at my door, and I opened it to an unexpected visitor.  The gentleman seemed nice enough.  Went through the usual initial questions.  I responded that I was doing fine today,...