I have always loved traveling. Except for the unrealistically small seats and lost baggage. There's nothing like stepping out of your comfort zone and allowing travel to stretch you farther than you think you could go. But the different perspective that you get when you travel will change you forever. It's funny when you go … Continue reading Lessons from Traveling Abroad- Perspective
Why is it that we always wait to the very last minute to do anything? I am the worst at this. Ask anyone who knows me, and they'll tell you that I'm the King of Procrastination! But why? It's funny the sense of urgency that we get in the 11th hour. We came closer to … Continue reading 11th Hour
Those of you that have had kids or have changed a diaper the last few years know all about the blue line on a diaper. It's a modern marvel! And it let's you know when it's time to change. What if we had a blue line for our lives? We all need people in our … Continue reading Blue Line
The past few days on my way to work, I've seen a few Hawks flying. Actually they're soaring effortlessly into the sky. Using updrafts they circle higher and higher trying to find their prey. What can we learn from this? First we can learn that we need someone or something to lift you up. Life … Continue reading Soaring
I have started running again. So I can be healthy for my family, reach my high school weight, and fit better in an airplane seat when I go on a mission trip this summer. Those of you that know me, know that there may not be anything in life that I hate more than running. … Continue reading Up.
My first car was an 88 Chevy Choo Choo Custom Suburban. And of course it had Hawaiian seat covers and a hula girl in the dash. One thing was certain though, every other time you filled up with gas, you added a quart of oil. I hated spending money on the oil (gas was just … Continue reading Preventative Maintenance
The past few months I feel like I have been piling up the milestones. From turning 30, becoming a father, getting my first few grey hairs, and now my truck just rolled over 100,000. Sometimes it feels like we're always looking forward to the next milestone. Yes milestones can be great and usually are great … Continue reading Milestones
Dear Parents, I normally do not speak out against people except when it's something that I really care about. I truly try to live the montra "Speak softly and carry a big stick". But enough is enough. We are raising a generation of liers, cheaters, and lazy bums. We are enabling the future generations into … Continue reading Dear Parents
I have talked about Darkness and the Setting Sun, but there is one more piece to this puzzle. As after the darkness and the setting suns comes the dawn. The dawn is always constant, there will always be light after the darkness, even when there seems to be no hope. It is not hard to find the darkness … Continue reading Dawn
In all my years of infinite wisdom, I have found that one thing is more important than all others. You always have to C.Y.A. That's right, change your attitude. Your attitude will make or break any situation. As you may know, I have been painting the nursery. Those of you that know me the best, … Continue reading C.Y.A.