Fathers

As the father of three boys, the subject of “Fathers” isn’t lost on me.  It’s a subject that often occupies my thoughts.  There isn’t a handbook or class one can take to learn about being a father, so we’re all on our own — at least to some degree — to figure out how best…

Managing Stress. . . Yeah, Right

Every job has its pressures. . . . stressors.  Some are different from others, but inherent in the word “job” is stress.  I pass no judgment on others’ stress levels at work, or the environment in which they work; in fact, I can’t even formulate opinions about others’ workplace stress.  What I can talk about,…

Medicine For The Soul

There’s something about that song. . . that musician. . . that melody  . . . that calms me.  As I age, I realize how important music has become.  When I need to unwind, disconnect. . . . get away, I turn to my music.  I’m sure people have tried to reduce, to writing, the…

Recycle Your Pain

Ray Lewis, a retired linebacker for the Baltimore Ravens, is also a thought provoking speaker.

What They Need To Know

Dear Children: I entered this online forum as a way to communicate with you.  I wanted you to have a digital “diary” of my thoughts — in real-time. I travel a lot and this affords me time to reflect on events, people, situations.  I often find myself thinking about each one of you and what…