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Patience

July 31, 2018 - What is something we all need more of, but don’t want to take the time to work at? What is something the world needs mor...
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I Made it Through the Rain

July 30, 2018 - The spring of my Junior year of high school (’82), I had joined a drum & bugle corps called The Coachman, as a member of...
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Gentleness

July 29, 2018 - One of those characteristics of a mother is the ability to be gentle. Their nurturing nature looking past the immaturity...
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Night Dive

July 28, 2018 - From as early as I can remember, I’ve loved to swim. Growing up in Michigan, there were no shortages of lakes around. O...
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Anticipation

July 27, 2018 - Few things in life compare to the emotion of anticipation. That hopeful expectation of something good coming our way. Pr...
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Keeping Your Cool

July 26, 2018 - Back in the 70s, when someone was ‘losing their cool’, one would say ‘cool it man’. ‘Keeping one’s cool’ was a way to de...
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Unforgiveness - The Rust of the Soul

July 25, 2018 - It’s probably one of the least talked about issues that needs to be addressed in today’s culture. What is it? Unforgiven...
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Dreams & Visions - Update

July 24, 2018 - Recently, I shared a blog titled ‘Dreams & Visions’ talking about how, throughout my life, I’ve had dreams and impressio...
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Kindness

July 23, 2018 - In a world today where we’re surrounded by more and more people self-absorbed, impatient, and generally cruel, kindness...
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Pumping Iron

July 22, 2018 - There comes a time in every young man’s life when he wants to be a super hero whether it’s Batman, Superman, Iron Man, a...
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Walls of Glass

July 21, 2018 - Walls of Glass This morning, the Mrs. and I took our usual morning walk (much earlier this time so we wouldn’t melt).
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The $1,000 Miracle

July 20, 2018 - Just what is a miracle? Some would say it’s the impossible becoming possible. Unfortunately, today it’s become more of a...
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Texas Heat and an ORU Memory

July 19, 2018 - As you probably know, I live in Texas and summer is always hot. Family who have visited us at this time have said they’l...
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Cataracts

July 18, 2018 - Sometimes, life just creeps up on you. Yesterday, the Mrs. and I went to get our annual eye exam. I figured no problem;...
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Freedom

July 17, 2018 - One of the great events in our area every year is the Plano Balloon Festival. Each year, they invite hordes of photograp...
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Stubbornness

July 16, 2018 - They say that determination can take you many places. The unwillingness to waver on our dreams in pursuit of a goal that...
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Loneliness

July 15, 2018 - We all feel it from time to time. That emptiness in our gut that just won’t go away. That sense that we’re alone even wh...
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Old Friends

July 14, 2018 - Today was one of those days I’ll look back on with fond memories. Why? I had a chance to spend time with an old friend w...
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Movie Night

July 13, 2018 - Like most folks, Friday night has traditionally been both a date night and movie night. The older we get, the less we ac...
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It's All About Perspective

July 12, 2018 - In photography, perspective is everything. In art as well. It’s all about the point of view. At what angle, lighting, or...
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Newlyweds

July 11, 2018 - Back before the gray beard and facial lines, the Mrs. and I, newlyweds in December of 2000, took a trip to California to...
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Pathways - Lesson Learned

July 10, 2018 - Destiny. Is there such a thing? Are we all pre-determined to do something, be something, go somewhere? It depends on who...
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Pinewood Derby

July 09, 2018 - Isn’t it strange how some memories stick with us more than others? Usually, it’s because they tie to something deeply em...
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Dreams and Visions

July 08, 2018 - Throughout my life, there have been times when I’ve had vivid dreams in full-color about things that seemed to come to p...
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Believe

July 07, 2018 - It’s funny how some things seem to be reinforced in my life while shopping with the Mrs. Today was no exception. Earlie...
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Hidden Wounds

July 07, 2018 - Today was one of those days that started off on the wrong foot, so to speak. What I mean is that, before even having a m...
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Finger Pointing

July 05, 2018 - I don’t know about you, but I’ve been at the other end of someone else’s finger plenty of times. Having been in the chur...
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The Declaration of Independence

July 04, 2018 - In Congress, July 4, 1776. The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America, When in the Course of...
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Failure

July 03, 2018 - It’s something we’ll all face sooner or later. It doesn’t discriminate between the poor or the rich. It has no preferenc...
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Independence Day

July 02, 2018 - For most of us, Independence Day (aka The 4 th of July) is a time to grill, spend time with family & friends, then watch...
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Marching Band

July 01, 2018 - Oh, the days when band was the center of life. Independence Day is around the corner and we’ll be having a parade in our...
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