Letters from Sunday School

Photo by kevin laminto on Unsplash Several years ago, I taught Sunday School for two years. I did so as I was not married, and it was apparent that I was approaching an age when it would become difficult, if not impossible, to have children of my own. I felt that teaching the children would give me theContinue reading “Letters from Sunday School”

Calm Before the Storm

Photo by Roman Grachev on Unsplash I woke up early this morning, and as much as I didn’t want to, I headed to Target for some essentials. The snow will begin tonight around 7 p.m. and continue through 6 a.m. tomorrow. We’ve been fortunate so far with not losing power, but the past two days have been veryContinue reading “Calm Before the Storm”

What is Malignant Narcissism?

Photo by Trevor Adams from Pexels A definition for January 6, 2021. Malignant narcissism provides a specific framework for analyzing recent violent events in Washington D.C. It is defined as: “…a murderous egotism, incapable of empathy with others, that considers human destruction inconsequential if it increases personal power and glory.” Using speech to encourage others to engage in violenceContinue reading “What is Malignant Narcissism?”

My Sixth Grade Crush

Photo by June from Pexels In the continuing spirit of sharing stories from the past, I wrote this in 1991, and the crush’s name is disguised: My Crush on Dave Mulroney My first vivid memory of a terrible crush was on Dave Mulroney. I was so crazy about him. I thought he had beautiful eyes. He had sandyContinue reading “My Sixth Grade Crush”