Sometimes even the corniest of old jokes has a profound lesson to teach us…Read more
“Thank you.” I think that those two words are the most important two words in our language…Read more
We all have our secret lives…Read more
For many of us, the first pieces of wisdom which we learned were from nursery rhymes and schoolyard jingles. Sometimes these childish lessons had value, but more often they were off the mark and had the effect of distorting a truer perspective on life.Read more
Like any good grandparent, I have seen my share of little-league baseball games. Earlier this summer, I sat through an all-day tournament of four five-inning games. Not too excited about what was happening on the playing field, I found myself slipping into a half-dozing, half-contemplative mood.Read more
As a parent, grandparent, and psychologist, I am often considered to be something of an expert on parenting and child-rearing. In that capacity, I have frequently been asked to review or give an opinion about any of the plethora of books on the subject of raising one’s children.Read more
Did you ever really pray for something you wanted? I mean, really fervently, desperately, pray hard for something that was vitally important to you?Read more
There is a biography.
And then there is an autobiography.
Every so often, I come across a sentence of another person’s writing which expresses one of my own thoughts in a language far superior to my own. Over the years, I have contemplated and written about the concepts of “honesty” and “integrity” and the difference between the two.Read more
Are you feeling depressed? Then dance!
Feeling lazy? Work!
Hostile? Act friendly!