Our whole life we compare ourselves to others. And our whole life we're told not to compare ourselves to others. So how do we do this? It's time for the rubber to meet the road. Last night we set out on our trip to the beach. I've been told that it's not called a vacation … Continue reading Jones’s
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
There has been a lot of fog around here lately. And I’m not just talking about the weather. I’ve talked about Fog before, but it seems like there has been a heavy fog around our world lately. It seems like there’s just darkness surrounding us and engulfing our lives. It’s funny how different people act … Continue reading Fog 2.0
There's one thing that everyone has been talking about around here, Hurricanes. Irma and Harvey. And there's one thing that was certain, the storm came. Storms in life are almost as certain as death and taxes. It's not if a storm comes, but when. So how are you preparing for the storms of life? Is … Continue reading Storms
Behind our office they've been digging all week. Well actually, they've been trying to move a mountain, literally. Now a mountain is a little bit of a stretch, but you get the point. It's taken them all week to take this mountain of dirt into three smaller mountains of dirt. But they've yet to really … Continue reading Moving Mountains
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 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
"To act justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly." This was take straight from Micah 6:8 "And what does the Lord require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God." (NIV 1984). Why change it if I can't say it any better myself. But this is … Continue reading Just. Mercy. Humble.
"To live a life of honor and integrity." When I think of Honor and Integrity I think about the National Infantry Museum in Columbus, GA. If you have ever been there The first exhibit is the "Last 100 Yards", the idea is that in the last 100 yards, nothing else matters but the infantry man. And … Continue reading Honor. Integrity.
I have been wanting to post this for awhile now. About this time last year I say that I had my mid-life crisis. I turned 30 this year and I knew that it would hit me hard. It is one of those milestones that people don't usually look forward to. But I took a different … Continue reading Life Objective