Misdirection

Many people do not know that I am quite a magician.  I perform for anyone four years of age and under and usually leave my audiences in awe. I only have two tricks and both require my hand to be faster than a young child’s eye. It is all about misdirection. As silly...

We Should Be Singing!

We Should Be Singing! By Steve Sheppard Recent studies and surveys show that singing is on the upswing!  Choir membership in churches is growing.  There are more and more ways to listen to music . . . and sing along.  Television shows like The Sing-Off, America’s Got...

Powerless

On more than one occasion I have sat with parents and witnessed the complete and utter helplessness that comes when their children reap the consequences of bad decisions.  Sometimes it is in their home, sometimes at a hospital and sometimes in a police station. I have...

Black Monday

 Last night my team lost. Well they didn’t just lose, they choked. It was a nightmare that I didn’t see coming. We went from victory dances to jaws hanging open. There were no words when it was over. In my younger days this moment would have hung over me for days,...