For the longest time when someone would ask me, “Who are you?, I would answer them by giving my name and telling them what I did for a living. This was especially prominent when I was a police officer. I identified myself as a police officer and left it at that. “My name is Josh … More More than you think I am…
Step one to a good relationship with your child is to be quick to listen. When your child reaches the age where they can tell you things about their life or issues they are dealing with—listen. Please understand that you might not ever need to respond. The tendency for every parent is to feel … More You tell your kids to listen… And you should do the same.
You’re never going to get the same things as other people. It’s never going to be equal. It’s never going to happen in your life so, you might as well learn that now. The only time you should look in your neighbors bowl is to make sure they have enough. You don’t look into your … More Your neighbors bowl.
The dictionary defines strength as; the quality or state of being strong; bodily or muscular power; vigor. mental power, force, or vigor. moral power, firmness, or courage. power by reason of influence, authority, resources, numbers, etc. I define strength a different way… My mother. Anyone who has ever met my mom always finds themselves in good company. Let me tell you a little out her. Born and raised in a small town In Ohio to a lumber mill worker and stay at … More A True Definition of Strength
With Mothers Day coming up I wanted to take a moments to express how much this woman means to me. Over the past 5 years of marriage she has stood at my side through bliss and turmoil. She has given me 2 wonderful children that I cherish each and every day. She amazes me every … More This Woman
There are usually two types of people in every family. Those who like to hash everything out and those who like to let things pass. Although there are times when discussion and a deeper understanding will be profitable, there will be other times when the “let it go” philosophy will be best. How often … More Let it go
Technology is a wonderful thing and over the past century the technological world has significantly advanced. Things such as CT scans, MRI machines and pace makers have not only improved lives, but saved them. The internet is responsible for completely redefining life as we know it. Medicine, education, travel, entertainment and so much more have … More Stop Tweeting and Start Living!
These two smiling faces are proof to me that God is real. How can anyone look at their children and think that they are just a lump of cells and DNA? until recently God has always been a foreign concept to me. These two remind me daily of the awesomeness of God and how good … More When I see my children, I see God.