A conversation with the Shoulder Angels OR The Year’s Update


T quote collage“So,” the devil on my shoulder asked accusingly, “Exactly What have you accomplished this year?”


My shoulder angel has been harder to keep alert lately, but she wagged her index finger and said, “We haven’t been lolly-gagging.”

“Oh yeah?” the mini-devil persisted. “Well what have you got to show for it! A book?” he yells and spits, “Two Books!?!”


“No…” the angel shuffled her feet and whispered the reply. “But-”

“But, what?”

“Well, we did read a lot of books.” She looked at me hopefully, “Does that count?”

No, the shoulder devil and I agree,