On the surface, “Journalism is Literature in a Hurry,” sounds like a wonderfully, poetic statement. However, after awhile of studying this phrase, a person begins to see the awful truth. Journalism used to be the profession of gathering and reporting NEWS. It was unbiased and straightforward. This is no longer the case. Now, society is … Continue reading Journalism is Literature in a Hurry
In radio it is often heard said from the Program Director to the On-Air Personality, "Keep it Simple, Stupid." For me, that saying always bugged the crap out of me, so I changed it to "Keep It Short (and) Simple." No insults needed. That’s what I intend to do today. I realize that there are … Continue reading K.I.S.S.
It sounds so humiliating, naked, starving, poor, and then to have an iron yoke placed on your neck, all the while serving your enemy. By the end of the first day of such treatment I would probably be begging for death. To a much lesser degree I had the same thing happen to me just … Continue reading Learning from My Backache
Having just received my doctoral diploma in theology and a pastoral certificate, I am still lost as how to best use either. I have asked God for direction knowing that he has given me a number of skills and a couple of talents. Yet I haven't a clear picture of the path I am meant … Continue reading So Now What…
It was just before Christmas and the tree was standing, decorated, looking like a perfect little tree. The presents were wrapped in their brightly colored Christmas wear. They were patiently waiting for Christmas morning. Adam and I shared a bedroom with each other. Since I was older I got the top bed of the wooden … Continue reading A Flood For Christmas