Perchance, he for whom this bell tolls may be so ill, as that he knows not it tolls for him; and perchance I may think myself so much better than I am, […]
To My Sweet Katie, Though the feeling has swept over me many times already, it has not yet come to stay. That is, the realization that my little girl will soon be […]
All the years come suddenly to this moment and we are proud, we are thankful, we are emotional, we are nostalgic. And there is the dawning realization that every step you take […]
Appreciating these words from John Donne’s Holy Sonnets, XIV Batter my heart, three-person’d God ; for you As yet but knock ; breathe, shine, and seek to mend ; That I may […]
The existence of the ideal is evidence of its possibility. Ever been inspired by a movie because of the values it portrayed? The story was challenging and beautiful, moving and uplifting. Then […]
For the better part of two decades, I have engrossed myself in your life. Much of my effort has been simply to keep you alive and healthy. I have sung songs, and played games, and answered questions, but more than that, I have loved you at depths that even now you are not able to understand and won’t be until you have a child of your own. Though at times I have tried to express and explain that love to you, I realize that, for now, between us, I’ll have to be content with knowing its depths on my own. Part of a parent’s lot I suppose.