#1 Take Away

Writing “When Love Doesn’t Start At Home” was a great healing process for me. Only when I put my life down on paper and concentrated on one chapter of my life at a time, did I see through the fog. Hindsight is always good. My wife, Jan, was such a great help, as she has always been.

So many things came flashing back at me. Even as I write… Continue reading #1 Take Away

God gave us dogs

I write a little about dogs in my book but do not do them justice. I believe that God gave us dogs to teach us some valuable lessons about life and how to treat the people we care about.

Dogs pay attention. They know instantly when we are angry, sad or happy. They give us love in our times of sadness and always let us know that they are there for us…. Continue reading God gave us dogs

Anger Attacks

In this blog I am going to talk about the ways that being abused as a child stuck with me deep into my adult life. It is amazing that parents who abuse and the children who are abused do not know that they live in an abusive situation. In my opinion, most abusive parents think they are doing what’s good for their children. I thought that we were the average normal family. As a young adult, I went about fighting in a war, getting a college education, getting married, having children and supporting my family…. Continue reading Anger Attacks

Inspiration for writing “When Love Doesn’t Start At Home”

How often do we look at someone and think, what a jerk, because of something they said or did? We write them off, not understanding why this person is the way they are. This thing that caused our negative reaction may have happened years ago, yet we were never able to give the person credit for maturing or growing…. Continue reading Inspiration for writing “When Love Doesn’t Start At Home”