Just Do the Thing

Last weekend, with joy and a few tears, we celebrated my oldest son’s sixteenth birthday. For Aidan, as for any American teenager, this birthday is a milestone because he’ll receive his driver’s license this year. And he’s earned it. He’s got a lot of common sense and good driving instincts, and he’s logged many hours… Continue reading Just Do the Thing

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I Guess All Those Successful People Are Right…

...The most productive hours are those before dawn. Here in the bread basket of America, I've heard it said that farmers accomplish more before 7 a.m. than most people do all day. Until recently, I wouldn't know. For most of my life, I have forgone sunrises in favor of the snooze alarm. Or no alarm… Continue reading I Guess All Those Successful People Are Right…

97 Pounds of Accountability

Every morning, my fourteen-year-old daughter and I work out together. Ever the morning person, Shae (of Teen, Meet God and Shae's Days) is nearly always ready before me, hair in a neat ponytail, tennis shoes laced, and tablet queued up with our pre-selected YouTube workout. Meanwhile, I'm generally dragging myself up the stairs to her room a… Continue reading 97 Pounds of Accountability

New Year, New Goals, New Posting Schedule

I am so thankful for all of you who have hung in there with me during my long hiatus from blogging. The busy Christmas season is past, and I’ve resumed posting material; but I’ve settled on a new schedule which will better suit this season of my life. Tuesday – personal experience with Scripture application… Continue reading New Year, New Goals, New Posting Schedule