In Search Of True Friendship

The passing of a relative made the thought of inward examination all too evident - funerals have a way of doing that. The words, "What if?" were a constant pry upon my mind for days. "How old will I be when I go?" A probe of, "What will it be like when the end comes?" spun around in my head for a time. A short non-scientific survey conducted by self, in part out of curiosity, found that most people aren't comfortable with talking about death. That would probably give creed to the notion that most live for the moment. I watched and learned a great deal about life as visitors stood in that seemingly endless line of those wanting to pay their last respects to my departed loved one. From the beginning of the ceremony, till the end, the...

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A Random Act

Tired of winter, the cold? Feelin’ all Scrooged inside? Well, here’s a prescription for what ails ya - A Random Act of Kindness defined. With so many responsibilities and pressures tugging at us, it’s hard to think of much else than self. “Oh, we’re just human!” Some might say. It must be instinctive, for even kids wanna horde. Of course there could be something said for adult toys too. We could learn a lot from some folks, and I’ve learned a great deal from a certain gal. Mom, you’ve taught me well. Giving isn’t so much an act with you as it’s a lifestyle that many could learn from. You live to give! I remember her asking me to print some self-adhesive labels that said the following: “You’ve received a random act of kindness. If you...

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GREG ALLEN
"I never really know how it will flow when I write - the Holy Spirit guides me when I do. I was never much of a reader or writer before, but God has changed all that!"