The past few mornings I’ve been making a point to get up before the sun to have a few quiet moments. One thing has really stood out to me. The song birds. We all know that the rooster is supposed to crow at dawn, but around here I just have song birds. And I’ve been … Continue reading Sunrise
Have you ever noticed how there are warning signs everywhere you look? This one definitely caught my attention. But the thing about warning signs is that we often ignore them. I think it's because you're usually not in any danger when you see them. But there will come a day when it could save your … Continue reading Warnings
Insanity is doing the same thing over and over but expecting different results. How many of us are living in a world of insanity? So what should you do different? What have you done different? It's time to change it up and start on a new journey. What will you start today?
I've spent way too much time at the hospital lately. One thing I've noticed is the people at the vending machines. When you step off the elevator, there they are. The giants standing with their bright colors and electric glow. Drawing you in like sirens to your death. And people always stand there, staring, for … Continue reading Vending Machine
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
The other day I wrote about the Blue Line and how we need people in our lives to call us out when we start to stink. The second half of that is that you need to go to the dump. And dump off your garbage forever. Now, I've been to the dump several times lately (I'm trying … Continue reading The Dump
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
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.
"Always be a man answerable to God, and to be held accountable for my actions." This in my opinion is one of the greatest causes of the collapse of our society. No one is held accountable, and God is almost always never in the picture. No one wants to take responsibility and they want to … Continue reading Accountable
"Always stand up for what is right, even if that means that I am the only one standing" Did I mention when I started writing these post and this Life Objective that these things are not just empty words on the page. Most of these are ones that I have actually struggled with for years, … Continue reading Stand for What’s Right