'Not the Sharpest Knife in the Drawer'

February 28, 2019 - There used to be a saying long ago to describe someone who may not be the most intelligent or perceptive. People would s...
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Getting Over Status Symbols

February 27, 2019 - Back before most young people were even born, the white-wall tire was a sign of class stating to everyone passing by tha...
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Seeing Beyond The Natural

February 26, 2019 - Have you ever had one of those days when it seems like everything is fine but, for some reason, something is going on so...
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An Unexpected Blessing Over the Walls of My Heart

February 25, 2019 - Have you ever had someone surprise you with a blessing you weren’t expecting? You know, those times when you were totall...
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Reinforcing The Heart

February 24, 2019 - So often we concern ourselves with strengthening our home security, our job security, and our financial security. All of...
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My How Times Have Changed

February 23, 2019 - The Mrs worked downtown at the antique store today which gave me time to get a few things done around the house like tak...
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Getting Out of The Weeds

February 22, 2019 - This week has proven to be a great week, and a busy one. The first half was spent in Tampa, FL for business training whe...
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Guys Who Wear Too Much Cologne

February 21, 2019 - Have you even gotten into an elevator with a guy who didn’t know when to stop spraying on the cologne in the morning? I...
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It's Ok to Cry ...

February 20, 2019 - Whether traveling or taking a trip to the local grocery store, one is bound to run into a child who feels life wasn’t be...
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Number 11 - Thank You to Those Who Risk It All

February 19, 2019 - For many, the thought of needing help or needing to be rescued only happens on the frightful day they hope never comes....
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Life Can Be a Ferris Wheel

February 18, 2019 - As a child, one of the things we would look forward at the end of every summer was the county fair. Having the second la...
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The Peace You're Looking For

February 17, 2019 - Tonight, I don’t have a lot to say about things (well, I could type all night but will spare you). However, there has be...
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Clarity

February 16, 2019 - Clarity. Or, as Webster defines it, ‘The quality of being coherent and intelligible’ as in clarity of thought and commun...
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The Real Paris - Recognizing Temptation

February 15, 2019 - Sometimes, I get a kick out of the town names in Texas. Ones like Ding Dong, Nameless, Gun Barrel City, Paradise, Loco,...
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Love Is...

February 14, 2019 - If I speak in the tongues of men or of angels but do not have love, I am only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal. If...
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Valentine's Day Tip For Me - Shut My Mouth

February 13, 2019 - Since Valentine’s day is tomorrow, I thought I would share a tip for the guys (and maybe a few girls) out there to help...
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Emptiness - Life's Not Just About Being a Hunk of Burnin' Love...

February 12, 2019 - All of us have felt it. That gnawing, cold sense of emptiness inside. Often, it’s accompanied by events we think would m...
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Bridging The Gap - The First Step Toward Good Communication

February 11, 2019 - Of all the challenges people face in marriage relationships, communication is at the top of the list. Not that physical...
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Bridge Over Troubled Water

February 10, 2019 - Anyone from my generation, and even today’s generation, if asked whether they’ve heard of the song, ‘Bridge Over Trouble...
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The Miracle

February 09, 2019 - It’s been a good, but long day today, so tonight, I’ll leave you with a shot above as a teaser for my next short story p...
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Just Stopping By

February 08, 2019 - The Mrs will tell you that I’ve never been one of those people who spontaneously stop by someone’s home just to say ‘Hi’...
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Kick the Can

February 07, 2019 - One of the games we used to play while walking to school or while walking downtown to grab a candy bar at The News Stand...
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Surface Issues

February 06, 2019 - Have you ever been around someone you knew was focused completely on themselves but were acting as though they weren’t?...
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The Old Barn Out Back

February 05, 2019 - When I was young, during my teens, our family moved to a home just on the opposite side of the river from downtown. The...
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Throw The First Stone

February 04, 2019 - Tonight’s blog is a bit more personal to me than some. Throughout most of my life, I’ve tried to do the right thing. I’v...
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Super Bowl...?

February 03, 2019 - Someone said there was a football game on tonight called the Super Bowl. I guess I had to check it out. For all those wh...
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He Will Meet You by the Water

February 02, 2019 - By the shores of Lake Michigan, one could look out and see nothing but water. It was like the ocean, just without the sa...
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The Simple Things

February 01, 2019 - There’s something to be said about ‘the simple things’ in life. So often we become overwhelmed with the complications th...
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