The Day of the Root Canal

  The Day of the Root Canal DiVoran Lites   Today is the last day of April. The showers have come down on time. Love bugs are hugging the window. And here I am looking for rhyme. I need to stop in for panacea. And visit the doctor there, too. And then I'll have lunch with my daughter. It’s something that I love to do.   I hope I’ll get home for a rest. I … [Read more...]

The Dragon Cup and Saucer

I can’t go to tea parties, because all the other cups are afraid of the dragon that trails around my saucer. I can’t leave the saucer at home because we’re a pair. We’ve been in the dining room cabinet for years, looking through the glass at the family, which is now down to two old people. Today, though, she has all the acceptable cups packed for the next tea party. She … [Read more...]

The Story of a Gentle Music Man

We enjoy music in our church.  We had a good set of big band drums. Then our drummer left and someone moved in a set no one could play. They were digital drums and as ugly as a group of garbage can lids, only smaller. We prayed for a drummer, someone to keep the time. Last week, Tom, a veteran of Middle Eastern wars, put down his guitar and was trying to get the digital … [Read more...]


It is a good thing to get things off your chest, journaling or talking to a trusted friend are the best ways. However, if something is ultra private, and secret, the best thing to do is to write it out, rip it out, shred it, and dispose of it. That way you have the benefit of the writing and the insight, which will immediately or eventually come to you, and privacy. You have … [Read more...]

Synchronicities in Life

I learned the word synchronicity when I started studying the concept of creativity. I’ve probably given it some added meaning over the years of being acquainted with it. To me, a synchronicity is a simultaneous, coincidental, serendipitous happening engineered by God. It’s always a thrill to experience one. … [Read more...]

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