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Getting caught in a spider’s web is often how troubles feel.

We all have them. Troubles come in all sizes, shapes, and intensities. Sometimes we get caught in the blast radius of another person’s troubles. Sometimes we are standing at ground zero. After decades of roaming this Earth and dealing with my share of troubles it has finally occurred to me that we need them.Read More


I may be slow to understand things but once I get them they change me.

Listening is one of those things.

Perhaps because I grew up in a household where children were not meant to be heard, once I escaped it seemed that I wanted everyone to hear me. I was anxious to share my thoughts and feelings on any subject at hand and I suspect I was downright obnoxious about it.Read More