Happy Birthday Mrs...

August 31, 2018 - Today is the Mrs. birthday and she doesn’t look, or act, her age at all. I’m truly a blessed man. I’ll keep tonight’s bl...
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Buzz

August 30, 2018 - Nearly everyone, at one time or another, has been labeled by others. In the world we live in today, it seems you can’t g...
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Summers by the Lake

August 29, 2018 - Summer vacation is over for most of the young people around here. This time of year always brings back good memories for...
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What Motivates Me?

August 28, 2018 - When the kids were teenagers, it was sometimes a challenge to find ways to motivate them to do things they didn’t exactl...
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All Bottled Up

August 27, 2018 - Earlier today, I traveled to a meeting out of state. It was a long day (15 hours to be exact) and my emotions ranged fro...
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Hate

August 26, 2018 - One of the things I was never allowed to say to anyone, let alone my family, was ‘I hate you’. To many people, that seem...
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Johnny Cash

August 25, 2018 - Have you ever had a certain type of music grow on you as you’ve gotten older? Earlier today, while mowing the grass, my...
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OCD

August 24, 2018 - Tonight, after the Mrs. and I had our Friday night date dinner, we stopped by Trader Joe’s to get some groceries. After...
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Momma

August 23, 2018 - Not everyone is a cat lover, but I know some who are, and those cats are their life. Mother is one of them and, througho...
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Connections

August 22, 2018 - The other morning the Mrs. and I took our daily walk downtown before work. After getting our bottomless cups of coffee i...
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Be Yourself

August 21, 2018 - We’ve all seen them. Impersonators who try their best (and some really do a great job) to look, act, and sing like someo...
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It's Never Too Late

August 20, 2018 - One of the things I didn’t realize I was getting into when I married the Mrs. was her love for home renovation, design,...
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Seattle

August 19, 2018 - Over the course of my life, Seattle has been one of those places I’ve visited often. Having a family member who lives th...
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McKinney

August 18, 2018 - It seems like yesterday that the Mrs. and I moved to McKinney, TX. It’s been nearly nine years and feels like we’re just...
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The Sixth Sense

August 17, 2018 - Have you ever had one of those days where the well seems empty? It’s not as though anything tragic or challenging happen...
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What's Your Point? - Communication

August 16, 2018 - It seems that today everyone in the national media, and even social media, has a point they’re trying to make. Whether i...
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Mercy

August 15, 2018 - Growing up, my grandparents rarely had to discipline us. For some reason, we wanted to behave (for the most part) while...
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Goodness

August 14, 2018 - I think one of the most common words used in our culture, is the word good. It’s used to wish others a good morning, aft...
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Generosity

August 13, 2018 - One of the lessons I had hammered into me while attending Oral Roberts University (ORU) was that of Seed Faith. Oral wou...
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He Will Meet You There

August 12, 2018 - Have you ever just stood by the ocean or a large lake listening to the waves and had the feeling that all of life’s worr...
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Transitions

August 11, 2018 - Today has been day one of a two day stay at a cabin off Lake Texoma with the family. It’s a large man-made lake and rest...
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Fear - Part 3

August 10, 2018 - High anxiety. It’s not just the name of an old classic by Mel Brooks. It’s a battle many people are having to deal with...
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Fear - Part 2

August 09, 2018 - Growing up on a dead-end road had its advantages but, when it comes to being afraid of things at night, it wasn’t so gre...
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Fear - Part 1

August 08, 2018 - As some of you know, I traveled to California to visit my family over the weekend. Specifically, to spend time with my o...
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Decisions Decisions

August 07, 2018 - Throughout most of my life, especially as I’ve aged, I’ve been one of those people who tries to weigh every option befor...
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Life is Short

August 06, 2018 - While heading home from California on the plane, I couldn’t help but think about how short life is. I know we all have t...
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Treasure Island

August 05, 2018 - It was the summer of 1986 and I’d just completed my Naval boot camp in Orlando, Florida. When I enlisted, I intentionall...
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Big Sister - Part 3

August 04, 2018 - It’s Saturday in the Bay Area and the air is fresh, the sun is out, and we’re inside having just enjoyed a take-out Subw...
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Big Sister - Part 2

August 03, 2018 - Today marks the first of three days I’ll have to see my older sister, Brenda. After a long day of travel, it was nice to...
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Big Sister - Part 1

August 02, 2018 - If I had to name the top three people in my life who know me the most and who have been the most loyal, it would be the...
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Temptation - "I Hear You Knocking"

August 01, 2018 - Temptation… That moment when you hear the knocks at the door of your heart and mind of the great deceiver asking to come...
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