The Green-Eyed Monster

Oct 17, 2011 by

The perception of jealousy being “green-eyed” likely predates Mr. Shakespeare, though The Bard is our earliest authority in print....

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96

Oct 5, 2011 by

  My grandmother turned 96 years old today, Sept 19, 2011, and we were here in Michigan to celebrate with...

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Julio “Hoolie the Hoolig...

Sep 19, 2011 by

From the John W Strobel III series, People I’ve Met Along the Way… How does one explain a relationship that is tentative...

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The Constant

Sep 11, 2011 by

Taken as a part my [three-six-five] project (the photographer’s challenge of taking a photograph a day for an entire year),...

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Looking for the light

Sep 3, 2011 by

It is hard to find one’s way in the dark, without illumination. It is hard to imagine the darkness is only temporary, unless...

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Our golden retriever Cory dies

Aug 26, 2011 by

We have lost our beloved golden retriever Cory to cancer. She was almost eleven years old. We are grief stricken to lose her, but...

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Meeting my wife Gail 38 years ...

Jul 28, 2011 by

I arrived in America in September 1972. I knew virtually no one. I’d left all my friends behind in England. So I was very eager to...

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The Greatest Insights

Jul 26, 2011 by

While private reflection can be a meaningful practice, some of our greatest insights and realizations arise when we are in dialogue...

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Something to be passionate abo...

Jul 6, 2011 by

[jbox color=”gray”]I want to share with you a touching blog post from my middle daughter Christina about her old Dad: Her...

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Liar Liar Plants on Fire

Jun 22, 2011 by

If a human tells a lie while hooked up to a polygraph machine, they will probably get busted. That’s because telling a lie apparently...

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Live to give

Jun 8, 2011 by

‘Each man takes care that his neighbour shall not cheat him. But a day comes when he begins to care that he does not cheat his...

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Wolves

Jun 1, 2011 by

For decades, wolves were seen as evil, as well as dangerous to livestock, so ranchers and the federal government shot, clubbed,...

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My Boots Are Disco

May 25, 2011 by

I know when you hear the phrase disco boots, your mind goes in a very distinct direction. For the purposes of this blog post, it’s...

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You are not what you do.

May 18, 2011 by

In my twenties I somehow convinced myself that life would always get better. I mean, isn’t that how it should be? You learn,...

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A Trip To The Pay ‘N Tak...

May 11, 2011 by

As we motored past a huge sign board that said, “DRINK CANADA DRY” with a picture of an frosty bottle of Canada Dry Lemon Lime, my...

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Seeing You as You

May 11, 2011 by

Finally free from enclosure in my own fears and worries, I can truly see you, not as an object or a means to my ends, but a genuine...

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A Mother’s Message of Lo...

May 4, 2011 by

Sunday is Mother’s Day. My mother passed away fourteen years ago, in September of 1996. She had been diagnosed with pancreatic...

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On Dealing with Suffering From...

Apr 27, 2011 by

Over the years, I’ve known many people who were once united as loving couples, but have since broken up and retained a great deal of...

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The Drummer – Hank Castr...

Apr 20, 2011 by

“You gotta let us do the drivin’ Johnny. You sing your song, we’ll set the tempo. We’ll take you home, just have faith in us…”...

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Anam Cara – Ancient Celtic Sec...

Mar 16, 2011 by

John O’Donohue did much in his short life to popularize and demystify the history and lore of Celtic tradition and spirituality. His...

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A love of cemeteries

Mar 2, 2011 by

My whole life I’ve loved cemeteries. Some people find that morbid. I find it fascinating and life-affirming. I’ve been known to pull...

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The Power to Hurt or to Heal

Feb 16, 2011 by

A Facebook friend sent me a lovely photo with a caption, a while ago, it read ‘Words can hurt or heal. What did yours do...

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Oops! Your Shadow of Insecurit...

Feb 9, 2011 by

Have you ever found yourself standing in the shadow of someone else’s insecurity? Perhaps you know right off the bat what I mean. You...

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Endless Love: 62 years after t...

Feb 3, 2011 by

On, February 3rd, 2011 Donna Louise (Grenny) Strobel and I, John W. Strobel III, celebrate sixty two years of marriage. If you take...

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