“Cry Uncle!” – Giving Up the Fight

When I was young, “cry uncle” was an expression I heard from time-to-time. I didn’t understand it and, thankfully, was never at the mercy of someone who taunted me to say it. Thinking about why, and when, we choose to “give up the fight”, the idiom came back to me. “Cry Uncle!” is a command issued from a […]

Walking on Eggshells, Slipping on Ice

Yesterday morning, when I went to church, the streets were slippery. I didn’t anticipate that. There was light rainfall coming down, but the road in front of my home looked fine. I didn’t realize that the streets were covered with ice until I was out driving and my brakes were “grabbing”. I drove very slowly and […]