the MIRACLE of the MUNDANE

Coincidence

Coincidences have been a powerful force in my recovery. It’s why I’ve grown to hate the phrase, “There are no...

Rx

Friday marked ten years clean and sober. I celebrated with my sponsor, my wife, and a core group of people...

Expectations

I’d like to tell you a story about expectations. And because it’s fall and the air is drying and the...

Las Vegas

Last night we finished swim class at the University and were giving our children a snack. ABC News played phone...

Gain by Giving

I grip the cork handle of the fishing rod. There truly is nothing like the feeling. The fly rod, long...

Roll Call

Taking attendance is as rote of a task as a teacher can perform. Attendance happens every school day, and I...

The Miracle of Suffering

This is the Miracle of the Mundane’s 150th post. That means I’ve redefined the ordinary 150 times. So many times...

The Squirrel

I came home on the first Friday after a full week teaching with a few expectations. We, my wife and...

Labor Day

Calling someone the low man on the totem pole is misusing what the low man on the totem pole meant...

Water in the Canyon

There is a stream at the bottom of the canyon. From my window seat, it appears to be a small...

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