A Plague on Words

Laughter, Joy & Embracing the Fa-fa Moments

Saturday, July 21, 2018 Gary Trahan 0
Life is better when we’re laughing. Charlie Chaplin said, “A day without laughter is a day wasted.” Charles Dickens said, “There is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good humor.”  Lesser known, but still wise, Dr Madan Kataria said: “I have not seen anyone dying of laughter, but millions are dying because they are not laughing.”  READ MORE
A Plague on Words

Optimistic Cynicism – Bouts With Doubt

Friday, May 5, 2017 Gary Trahan 0
Recently, the new pastor at my church asked if I would be interested in giving a sermon. I thought the idea was an odd proposition as he asked me after meeting me only a handful of times. Even so, I agreed thinking it would be an interesting journey — spiritual and otherwise — and a writing exercise at some point while he was on vacation or away at a conference of some kind. I soon found out that it was for the following Sunday.“ Taxi … !” READ MORE