“It’s Been Awhile” by Raymond Roy

It's been a while since I was on my knees.... Just as I thought the world is only getting colder, Bowing my head, I felt the weight of the world off my shoulders.  It reminded me humility waits patiently, but opens the door on bended knee, as thankfulness, comes naturally.  Clasped hands pressed together in … Continue reading “It’s Been Awhile” by Raymond Roy

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Living In Tension 

True personal growth comes when you choose to honestly communicate and understand those you have conflict with even if it means living in tension and being accountable for each of your own actions. This is when discrimination and self serving categorization of others ends.  If you are of Christian persuasion, please remember, Christ did not come … Continue reading Living In Tension 

I Am Sorry 

Three simple words , without knowing the context, have endless implications/applications. A simple accidental bump into someone, if you interrupt someone, a common courtesy, These type of apologies are typically immediate. The phrase is a polite gesture allowing us to coexist in a somewhat civil society. Making amends can also vary culturally. For example, in … Continue reading I Am Sorry 

#FFFAW Flash fiction for aspiring writers. “Creek runs through it” by Raymond Roy. 

Summer days fishing for rainbow trout, wading through a snow melt creek of British Columbia with my older brother Danny,....those days could never be long enough. Our hearts would flutter as we hiked into the trees toward the creek. As the sun warmed the trees you could smell the sweetness of pine sap and hear … Continue reading #FFFAW Flash fiction for aspiring writers. “Creek runs through it” by Raymond Roy. 

The Omega 13: “15 seconds” of time travel(or how Galaxy Quest saved our marriage) 

"God Bless my first wife"my second wife of almost 20 years often thanks god for her "breaking me in". Broken in or not, one thing if we are being honest, most married couples/couples can attest to is, people say Stupid S#%t.  In the 1999 Comedy science fiction movie Galaxy Quest, what looked like a not-so-happy … Continue reading The Omega 13: “15 seconds” of time travel(or how Galaxy Quest saved our marriage)