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Every Day is a Struggle

I remember working with family on genealogy and wondering about times where a person would pass away within a few months of their spouse. I had no idea. But now it’s obvious. I have LOTS of things going for me. I have good friends. I have caring family. Yet I still struggle daily with the… Continue reading Every Day is a Struggle

Well, Fuck

Look mummy, there’s an aeroplane up in the sky OohDid you see the frightened ones?Did you hear the falling bombs?Did you ever wonder why we had to run for shelter when thePromise of a brave new world unfurled beneath a clear blueSky? OohDid you see the frightened ones?Did you hear the falling bombs?The flames are… Continue reading Well, Fuck

The Power of Prayer

There is no divine power in prayer, but only the power in the personal comfort that the prayer feels. I’m not discounting that power, as this belief and the comfort felt are valuable things. In fact, I envy those who feel comforted by this. I regret that I feel no comfort from prayer. If prayer… Continue reading The Power of Prayer

Why am I Still Here?

I am still here, but on many days I’m not really sure why. I don’t really look forward to the future, and any time I think about how it might be without my wife I want to end it. I was so alone before I was with my wife, and I don’t want to be… Continue reading Why am I Still Here?