What I want my children to learn from me. I’m not very handy around the house. I can replace a light bulb or hang a picture but that’s pretty much the extent of my handyman abilities. Don’t even ask me about a car. I know you put a key in it and it goes forward … More What my kids get from me
QUESTION: How do you eat a whale? This might sound like a ridiculous question but it has been a source of motivation and inspiration for me over the past decade. Every time I feel overwhelmed, exhausted or defeated by something I asked myself that six word question. ANSWER: One bite at a time. Everyone has … More How do you eat a “Whale”?
A little over 2 years ago I was privileged to witness Carolos Whittaker speak at my local church. For those of you who don’t know who Carlos is, do yourself a favor and look him up. You can find him on all of the social media platforms. He was at my church speaking about his … More Put the phone down and make a memory.
I’m willing to bet that just by reading the title of this post you assume that it will be about having little trust in others, remaining defensive with your guard constantly up and not giving anyone the benefit of the doubt. In fact it is the complete opposite. I don’t believe in second chances, not … More There is no such thing as a second chance.
I am a 33 year old, straight, white, Christian male who is not divorced. I have two kids and my wife and I both work full time jobs so my kids spend time at daycare. I openly practice my faith and work hard for the things that have been afforded to me. I live … More The year everyone was offended by everything.
I don’t claim to be a motivational speaker. I don’t think I can motive millions of people with the words I write or the opinions I share, and I don’t have any type of degree in anything. Ive failed more than I have succeeded and been beat down more than I have triumphed. Im just … More WHY NOT?
You live with them, eat with them, learn with them and grow up with them but yet sometimes they are the hardest relationships in our lives. Family has always been important, but today they are more important than people realize. Divorce, adultery, blended families and estranged parents are becoming a normal thing. How sickening is … More Treat your Family better than your Best Friend.
For those of you who either don’t know or can’t remember, the above image is called a book. They used to be our sole source of knowledge and learning. They provided information, educations and a chance to get lost in fantasy. I have lived countless lives thanks to these wonderful and magical things. I have … More This is Called a Book!!!
Disciplining children has been a taboo and touchy subject for the past decade or two. Our culture has become so concerned with what is classified as discipline and abuse. Discipline and punishment are completely different. This is such a foggy area and people really shy away from discussing it. Does spanking your children constitute physical … More Don’t Spare the Rod
Why is it so much easier to fall into negativity than it is to embrace being positive? Why is it easier to tell someone what they did wrong rather than compliment them on what they did right? Why does our society gravitate towards cruel and upsetting and run away from warm and embracing? Are people … More Negativity is taking the place of Chivalry.