Category Archives: Thor’s Thoughts

Making peace with my imperfection

Like most of us, I fret about what’s ‘good enough’ far too often, and it costs me confidence and creativity. I can get rigidly addicted to the idea of how my efforts should turn out. Then I fail to give … Continue reading

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Christmas, Alone

By happenstance, I’m alone today and tomorrow, Christmas Eve and Day. Last time this happened was half my lifetime ago, when I was just 24 and enduring a rough patch. That holiday was spent in unwelcome solitude, in a Minnesota … Continue reading

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Protecting the Harvest: Marriage and Neil Young’s Divorce

So Neil and Pegi Young are divorced after 36 years, and he and Daryl Hannah are a couple. I only just heard, being no fan of People and Yahoo schlock. The news knocked down one more of my pedestal erected … Continue reading

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The Bully is No Match for the God-Given Dignity Within You

Bullies fear those who show the tenderness that also lives in the bully, but in secret. The vulnerable, sensitive child scares the bully and makes him or her uncomfortable, because being around that child reminds the bully of what he … Continue reading

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