The morning started like many others. Kids are up, time to get ready, shower, make breakfast, eat, clean up, and kiss daddy goodbye. It all seems so normal, so mundane, sometimes. But then this morning, in the midst of the normal, came a surreal moment that made me pause. One of the moments in a [...]
How to deal with your bitterness and bullies! A few life lessons for the new year!
I hear it all the time now; if it doesn't affect me I don't care how you live your life. It reminds me of the verse in the Bible, "every man did what was right in his own eyes." The problem with this thought is it's like a whale beneath the surface of the ocean. [...]
I get most of my ideas to write from life experiences, and this one was no different. My son asked me the other day what love was. "What is love?" We rarely sit and think about the answer because it is difficult to put into words sometimes. We hear, "all you need is love," "love [...]
There is a pervasive lie in our culture, especially in the Christian culture, that says, "sin is sin." The inference quite simply being that we all do it daily, all sin is equal, and it is no big deal. We tell people who have made habits of sin that we are no better because we [...]
They say "beauty is in the eye of the beholder," but I would like to challenge this statement and say that true beauty is actually very universal. It is universal in that most all people can see or recognize beauty that springs from the inside out. I've often marveled at the sight of a child [...]
I'm sitting on a comfortable sofa watching my kids have a dance party. I just finished a coffee made from my home espresso machine, and I type my opinions to a blog from an Apple computer. Every day I take advantage of things people all around the world could only dream of having. A roof [...]