When someone lets you behind the walls into the hidden recesses of their heart, always remember you are their guest. You’ll see glorious things, hear their deepest innermost secrets, share in all their feels. Guard them. Treasure them. Respect them. They aren’t yours. Look but don’t touch. You’re in a fragile place. Let them show […]
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My dad is a very giving person. Anybody who knows him would immediately agree. He just does things for people without even giving it a second thought. It’s second nature to him, just an extension of who he is. I’ve had a lifetime of opportunities both to witness and to be personally blessed by these […]
It’s easier to build up a child than to repair an adult. Your words and actions have power in your child’s life, so use them wisely.
We can get many things out of the Christmas narrative. Obviously there’s the main focus of God sending the Savior born in a manger. But there’s something else that really caught my eye this year from an often overlooked part of the story. That’s the issue of unanswered prayer. This year in particular has been […]
Take nothing and no one for granted. Savor every moment. Cherish every hope. Walk every path. Explore every dream. Treasure every heartbeat.
Did you ever play the game “Red Light, Green Light” when you were a kid? Or maybe even now if you’re around kids? It’s that game where you try to reach the finish line before everyone else, while a person at the finish line is calling out “red light” or “green light”. And they drag […]
Of Veterans: Nobody likes war, especially those who have to go do it. Too many times our soldiers have to fight on two fronts–the enemy ahead, the politicians behind. Yet they’re still expected to achieve all their objectives, and somehow they always do, thus preserving our freedoms and our way of life, and maintaining peace […]
I hope we can all still be friends after tomorrow. 🙂 As important as it is for us to participate in our national elections, let me offer a few hopefully helpful words about voting: Vote your conscience. Pick the candidate that most aligns with your beliefs. You won’t find a perfect candidate unless you run […]
Have you ever failed at something? Sure, we all have. And there are many reasons why we fail. But what if you could choose not to? I think there’s something you should know. Back in 2006, a group called Mission Baltimore performed a human video at the Smokey Mountain Winterfest youth convention in Knoxville, Tennessee. […]
Ever done something really stupid and then look around to see if anybody saw you? Yeah, me too. But I’m not spilling the beans in this post, haha. Well, nothing major anyway. Sometimes we just aren’t paying enough attention and just need to look a little more closely. So, I thought I’d share a couple […]