Grace on a Staircase

Posted on June 25, 2012

A while ago little Alexis tumbled down from the top of our staircase. I saw it happen! You can’t imagine the feeling of helplessness. All I could do was shout “Alexis!” and suddenly she stopped rolling and came to a …

Richard Dawkins at Dublin Writers’ Festival

Posted on June 11, 2012

There’s a Writers Festival going on in Dublin, Ireland that’s nothing more than a slobbering love affair with Richard Dawkins. As a former skeptic, I can identify with some of the sentiments being expressed and I think it no harm …

Two Magic Words

Posted on June 1, 2012

When our children object to our command or ask us a question, we try to answer them with reason. But if it’s followed by stubborn objections or endless questions, we teach our children to say two magic words that end …