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Alpha/Omega by Kutless (Album Review)

11/21/2017 19:15:07 PM

Kutless has released a new album by the name of Alpha/Omega. You likely have heard some of the tracks as they have put together a collection of original and cover tracks that they feel are core to the type of worship and rock band they have ...

Pitter-Patter Paw Prints Across My Heart

11/07/2017 21:00:23 PM

Have you ever lost a pet? Or better yet have you outlived your pet? If so then you know the empty hole that they can leave. As a pet owner since early childhood, I have endured living beyond their time all too many times. It never gets easier, ...

Defending the Feminine Heart (Book Review)

10/09/2017 23:05:33 PM

Admittedly, I read a lot of books. I read usually about one book a week give or take. However, rarely am I compelled to write about what I read. Especially on my own volition, without sponsors or a promotion of some sort. That is until today… ...

Jeremy Camp has The Answer (Review and Giveaway)

10/08/2017 23:01:34 PM

Jeremy Camp has a brand new album coming out on October 6th, titled The Answer and will be hitting the road on tour. I had the opportunity (excitedly I admit as I am a huge fan) to listen to the CD before its release. The CD did not disappoint that ...

Matt Redman’s Glory Song (Album Review)

10/03/2017 20:31:42 PM

Matt Redman has a new album Glory Song that has come out that you will not want to miss. Singer and songwriter of songs like 10,000 reasons Matt Redman has done it again. His new album Glory Song will sure to be one for the charts as well. ...

Matt Redman’s Glory Song (Album Review)

10/03/2017 20:31:42 PM

Matt Redman has a new album Glory Song that has come out that you will not want to miss. Singer and songwriter of songs like 10,000 reasons Matt Redman has done it again. His new album Glory Song will sure to be one for the charts as well. ...

Simple Guidance For You In Hurricane Irma

09/09/2017 15:00:20 PM

With Hurricane Irma bearing down on Florida as I write this. I debated whether or not to continue writing, but here we go. It is with great confidence and belief that Hurricane Irma will pass by, do her dirty deeds on Florida, and we will be ...

Simple Guidance For You In Hurricane Irma

09/09/2017 15:00:20 PM

With Hurricane Irma bearing down on Florida as I write this. I debated whether or not to continue writing, but here we go. It is with great confidence and belief that Hurricane Irma will pass by, do her dirty deeds on Florida, and we will be ...

We are called to serve all the nations

08/14/2017 08:15:18 AM

Jetlagged, weary-eyed, utterly exhausted, yet fulfilled. This past week I, along with several others returned from a two-week mission trip to Thailand. Two weeks filled with culture, new found friendships, sleepless nights, fatigue, joy, and ...

We are called to serve all the nations

08/14/2017 08:15:18 AM

Jetlagged, weary-eyed, utterly exhausted, yet fulfilled. This past week I, along with several others returned from a two-week mission trip to Thailand. Two weeks filled with culture, new found friendships, sleepless nights, fatigue, joy, and ...

Finding Christ-like Humility

07/10/2017 18:07:18 PM

I was raised in a family in which appearances mattered. Not the tummy-tuck, plastic-face type, but the status and what “people might think” kind. More vanity and less humility.   Granted this was not how I was born, but it was how I was ...

Finding Christ-like Humility

07/10/2017 18:07:18 PM

I was raised in a family in which appearances mattered. Not the tummy-tuck, plastic-face type, but the status and what “people might think” kind. More vanity and less humility.   Granted this was not how I was born, but it was how I was ...

Happy Father’s Day, Every Day

06/18/2017 13:28:17 PM

Ever meet someone that is adopted and wonder what it was like to be them on days like today? Being “Father’s Day” there is much that is implied with the word Father. The true definition is “ a man in relation to his natural child or ...

Happy Father’s Day, Every Day

06/18/2017 13:28:17 PM

Ever meet someone that is adopted and wonder what it was like to be them on days like today? Being “Father’s Day” there is much that is implied with the word Father. The true definition is “ a man in relation to his natural child or ...

Jesus did not have a Plan B, We are all called

05/30/2017 11:33:15 AM

Imagine spending years of your life getting to know someone only for them to leave you with no plan b. Not only did they leave, but they were crucified on a cross before your very eyes. Hung on a tree for all humanity. Overwhelmed with sorrow ...

Jesus did not have a Plan B, We are all called

05/30/2017 11:33:15 AM

Imagine spending years of your life getting to know someone only for them to leave you with no plan b. Not only did they leave, but they were crucified on a cross before your very eyes. Hung on a tree for all humanity. Overwhelmed with sorrow ...

Out of the Dark and Unfinished

05/24/2017 00:00:08 AM

Mandisa is releasing her first album in almost four years. Many times when artists take a break like that their return album lacks. This is not the case with the beloved Mandisa and her recently released album, Out of the Dark. In this album ...

Out of the Dark and Unfinished

05/24/2017 00:00:08 AM

Mandisa is releasing her first album in almost four years. Many times when artists take a break like that their return album lacks. This is not the case with the beloved Mandisa and her recently released album, Out of the Dark. In this album ...

Smurfs, The Lost Village (Movie Ticket Giveaway)

04/04/2017 10:58:25 AM

I grew up watching Papa Smurf and all the other smurfs on TV. In fact, I still have a collection of rubber Smurf figurines from my childhood. Much has changed since the time of the cartoon characters that I remember. This weekend the Smurfs ...

Smurfs, The Lost Village (Movie Ticket Giveaway)

04/04/2017 10:58:25 AM

I grew up watching Papa Smurf and all the other smurfs on TV. In fact, I still have a collection of rubber Smurf figurines from my childhood. Much has changed since the time of the cartoon characters that I remember. This weekend the Smurfs ...

Every Man needs a Band of Brothers

03/22/2017 06:50:37 AM

Men as they grow older, usually lose a great number of their childhood friends. If we are fortunate enough to get married, many times we leave our drinking buddies, college pals behind. Lately, some of my own brothers have been taken home way ...

Every Man needs a Band of Brothers

03/22/2017 06:50:37 AM

Men as they grow older, usually lose a great number of their childhood friends. If we are fortunate enough to get married, many times we leave our drinking buddies, college pals behind. Lately, some of my own brothers have been taken home way ...

Kari Jobe “The Garden”, Review and Giveaway

02/08/2017 00:00:38 AM

Come to the garden, rest your weary head, and listen. Listen to the heavenly vocals of Kari Jobe, get lost in her songs of pure worship. Personally, I have been a fan of Kari Jobe ever since I took my wife to see her in an intimate church setting ...

Kari Jobe “The Garden”, Review and Giveaway

02/08/2017 00:00:38 AM

Come to the garden, rest your weary head, and listen. Listen to the heavenly vocals of Kari Jobe, get lost in her songs of pure worship. Personally, I have been a fan of Kari Jobe ever since I took my wife to see her in an intimate church setting ...

Kari Jobe “The Garden”, Review and Giveaway

02/08/2017 00:00:38 AM

Come to the garden, rest your weary head, and listen. Listen to the heavenly vocals of Kari Jobe, get lost in her songs of pure worship. Personally, I have been a fan of Kari Jobe ever since I took my wife to see her in an intimate church setting ...

On the Edge of Darkness, Just be Held

01/16/2017 21:00:59 PM

Does it seem darker than before? How do you get the strength to go on? Feeling like you are drowning yet you raise your head and find the inner power to continue to push through. As a husband, there are certain roles that you assume. Provider, ...

On the Edge of Darkness, Just be Held

01/16/2017 21:00:59 PM

Does it seem darker than before? How do you get the strength to go on? Feeling like you are drowning yet you raise your head and find the inner power to continue to push through. As a husband, there are certain roles that you assume. Provider, ...

2017 Brings in a New Word of the Year

01/02/2017 18:07:22 PM

It can be difficult to encompass an entire year into one word. A word that will be your focus for the next 365 days. One that will embody the direction the year 2017 will take. As I look back on the journey of this past year’s word, I can ...

2017 Brings in a New Word of the Year

01/02/2017 18:07:22 PM

It can be difficult to encompass an entire year into one word. A word that will be your focus for the next 365 days. One that will embody the direction the year 2017 will take. As I look back on the journey of this past year’s word, I can ...

The Only Christmas Gift Guide You Need

12/12/2016 20:00:35 PM

Many gift guides on the internet come loaded with affiliate links, this is not one of them. This year’s guide is a little different, the only one you will need. I have curated a list of unique gifts by fellow entrepreneurs. I have not asked ...

The Only Christmas Gift Guide You Need

12/12/2016 20:00:35 PM

Many gift guides on the internet come loaded with affiliate links, this is not one of them. This year’s guide is a little different, the only one you will need. I have curated a list of unique gifts by fellow entrepreneurs. I have not asked ...

A little Automation goes a long way.

11/24/2016 09:36:59 AM

Automation is an ongoing trend. Everywhere we look there is a new technology awaiting us. Yet automation goes beyond what we typically think it to be and we have barely scratched the surface of its capabilities . As a self-proclaimed techie, ...

A little Automation goes a long way.

11/24/2016 09:36:59 AM

Automation is an ongoing trend. Everywhere we look there is a new technology awaiting us. Yet automation goes beyond what we typically think it to be and we have barely scratched the surface of its capabilities . As a self-proclaimed techie, ...

Chasing Lions and Other 500 Lb Dreams

11/11/2016 09:05:18 AM

Are you a dreamer,  I hope you are or you are missing out on much of God’s glory. Throughout the Bible there are dreamers. Some prophesied over the lives of others while others made their own dreams a reality. When is the last time you chased ...

Chasing Lions and Other 500 Lb Dreams

11/11/2016 09:05:18 AM

Are you a dreamer,  I hope you are or you are missing out on much of God’s glory. Throughout the Bible there are dreamers. Some prophesied over the lives of others while others made their own dreams a reality. When is the last time you chased ...

Hacksaw Ridge, A Gripping Hero’s Tale of Courage  

11/03/2016 08:11:34 AM

WWII is a war that was full of heroes that fought bravely for our country. One such hero is Desmond Doss, who fought defending our country and his beliefs without firing a shot. Mel Gibson’s latest film directive Hacksaw Ridge is the gripping ...

Hacksaw Ridge, A Gripping Hero’s Tale of Courage  

11/03/2016 08:11:34 AM

WWII is a war that was full of heroes that fought bravely for our country. One such hero is Desmond Doss, who fought defending our country and his beliefs without firing a shot. Mel Gibson’s latest film directive Hacksaw Ridge is the gripping ...

Two Finger Salute, that’s what we have come to?

10/19/2016 09:14:36 AM

On the way to work this morning I got the Two Finger Salute from the guy behind me. Guess I earned a double. My commute in the mornings usually consist of several speed zones. I start in a 40 MPH , then a 30, then down to 15 and back up to 30. ...

Two Finger Salute, that’s what we have come to?

10/19/2016 09:14:36 AM

On the way to work this morning I got the Two Finger Salute from the guy behind me. Guess I earned a double. My commute in the mornings usually consist of several speed zones. I start in a 40 MPH , then a 30, then down to 15 and back up to 30. ...

Sex, Politics and Religion..(Now that I have your attention)

10/15/2016 08:30:56 AM

Growing up there were three main taboo topic for discussion. Sex, Politics and Religion were topics you just did not discuss. Well with the exception of when the family got together for dinner, religion and politics always was a debate. As we ...

Sex, Politics and Religion..(Now that I have your attention)

10/15/2016 08:30:56 AM

Growing up there were three main taboo topic for discussion. Sex, Politics and Religion were topics you just did not discuss. Well with the exception of when the family got together for dinner, religion and politics always was a debate. As we ...

In the Calm of the Storm, after Matthew

10/12/2016 07:23:23 AM

For the first time in many years as a Floridian, a last week’s hurricane made our city nervous. It is rare that hurricanes impact our little part of Florida. Jacksonville, our city lies, tucked away in the northeastern part of the state, we ...

In the Calm of the Storm, after Matthew

10/12/2016 07:23:23 AM

For the first time in many years as a Floridian, a last week’s hurricane made our city nervous. It is rare that hurricanes impact our little part of Florida. Jacksonville, our city lies, tucked away in the northeastern part of the state, we ...

What is your real name?

10/06/2016 10:53:08 AM

When we are born into this world, we are given a name. Many will keep that name their entire lives, yet never own their identity. What if your name is not your real one? Like Saul who spent many years with contempt for Christians changed his ...

America is still beautiful 

09/27/2016 11:29:36 AM

The first presidential election debate has concluded. Many people tuned in to watch the circus this election has become. I worked during the debate, did not see but about 5 minutes of it. That was plenty, and my heart is happier this byear not ...

Minimalist Rejoice, Recycled Firefighter Wallet Worthy to Carry

09/19/2016 23:01:00 PM

In the everyday carry community, less is more. Based on the idea of being prepared, but not burdened down. I recently had the opportunity to receive a new wallet that I gladly have added to my carry collection. Recycled Firefighter wallets are, ...

What it means to have All Authority.

09/04/2016 11:01:52 AM

People that read the bible, whether daily or just occasionally start to become familiar with certain verses. Verses shared from the pulpit as well as your Instagram feed. These verses detail of Jesus’ and his reign over the earth. Ever want ...

Dishonor, A story of Hope and Redemption 

08/29/2016 06:45:09 AM

Some of the best stories that have the most impact come from the heart. A place of vulnerability that allows the reader to connect with the story. Such is the case with the book Dishonor: One Soldier’s Journey from Desertion to Redemption ...

Giveaway $25 Family Christian Gift Card (Review)

08/19/2016 06:36:03 AM

Ever want to brighten your day, I would say visit your local Family Christian store. I have been a patron of Family Christian stores ever since my wife introduced me to them over a decade ago. Since then it has become a traditional store for ...

You Must Point Your Sail Before You Launch

08/18/2016 10:41:00 AM

You can’t be a procrastinator in business! It is not fair to your customers, your marriage any of it! You keep saying these words they are warning signs for your business. On a recent phone call with my coaches they laid down the framework ...

Don’t drop your pants! Get a Mission Belt (Review)

08/10/2016 06:56:37 AM

Anyone that travels outside of their home will find people with saggy pants these days. It is as if ill-fitting pants around the knees are a new trend. With the Mission Belt, there is no longer an excuse for pants that do not fit.

Fill Your Life with Moments of Grace

08/05/2016 12:23:23 PM

As I alluded to over a couple of posts recently my family has shrunk a bit. It has been through these losses that true grace has been revealed. Anyone that watches as their parents or in my case grandparents as they lose their ability to care ...

When Will His Design Let Up?

07/28/2016 06:58:33 AM

Is it all in His Design right? Right or wrong it is designed by His hand. Sometimes that plan hurts and causes us to ask “when will His Design Let Up? I am not one to question the design of my heavenly Father. After spending too many of my ...

Think You Know How to Get a Close Shave (Review)

07/26/2016 06:04:20 AM

There is something visceral about having a razor scrape clean across your neck as you get a close shave. Leaving the skin smooth as butter, yet one slip and imminent death. It used to be that men would go to the local barbershop for a shave. ...

In Times of Hurt, Comes Healing, (10 Verses)

07/14/2016 15:59:51 PM

Hurt comes naturally from our emotions as we expose ourselves to anger, sadness or despair. Recently I have found myself searching for answers to my pain. Suffering that has developed from watching the country implode from racial tensions. ...

Good Samaritan, Going Beyond the Parable

07/11/2016 06:54:27 AM

One of the most famous parables of Jesus’ teaching is that of the Good Samaritan. After the tragedies that have surrounded the world recently. I think it is timely that it be the reading at church this past Sunday. It is a stark reminder of ...

KeyBar EDC Key Organizer Review

07/06/2016 20:15:41 PM

Hear that jingle jangle in your pocket? Perhaps you startled the bird in the brush by the clang of your keys. As someone that carries a handful of keys, at least one knife and various other items, noise is an issue. KeyBar advertises that ...

6 Reasons You Should Always Treasure the Fourth Of July

07/04/2016 09:52:48 AM

Celebrating our freedom, freedom of two hundred and forty years of our independence on this fourth of July. Fireworks, barbecues, and picnics as we enjoy the freedom so many have fought for to protect. While we grill hot dogs and listen to the ...

So You Want to Speak in Public? It’s Time to Get Picked!

06/28/2016 04:48:07 AM

With all the noise out there it can sometimes be hard to get noticed. Especially if you want to get picked to speak in public. Public speaking for some is well terrifying, to say the least. Rated among the top of things that people are scared ...

An App That Helps Build Community: Nextdoor

06/17/2016 05:30:26 AM

Unless you are still using a flip phone like a few people I may be related to; you likely have a smartphone and use its apps. An app is an application, one that likely has an icon on either your home screen or extended menu. Some apps are small ...

Father’s Day Gifts No Matter What Kind of Dad You Have

06/09/2016 07:07:40 AM

Father’s day is coming up once again. Many will scramble to find an ugly tie or a last minute card or some other Father’s Day gift. One that will end up buried in a drawer, closet or the bottom of the trash can on trash day. Perhaps a l ...

How To Solve The Biggest Problems With The Impact Shoe

06/01/2016 07:45:02 AM

For those of you that have followed my blog for long, you have learned that the children of Haiti have stolen my heart. Recently I had the pleasure to speak with the founder of REBUILD globally, Julie Colombino, who is helping the kids of Haiti ...

Story of Hope with Darren Mulligan of We Are Messengers

05/30/2016 15:30:39 PM

Just over a month ago, World Records recording artist We Are Messengers released their debut album. After a recent whirlwind tour with WinterJam, the timing could not be better. I had the opportunity to chat with frontman, lead singer Darren ...

An Open Letter to the Dad I never knew

05/20/2016 06:05:22 AM

Dear Dad, I am writing this letter, and I hope it finds you in good health.  That probably sounds strange since we have not talked in many years or perhaps ever. Either way, I wish you only the best today which is different from the way it ...

How Real are Your Social Media Friends?

05/18/2016 05:45:28 AM

Last week I posted on social media on my Facebook account that I needed to change the people I hung out with. I was not pointing fingers or making accusations, yet some got very defensive. I received comments and direct messages of concern and ...

Re-entry is Hard, Yet Worth Every Moment

05/05/2016 06:29:59 AM

A little over a week ago I was asked about how I handle re-entry after a mission trip. I just returned from my latest mission, and I think I have an answer. Re-entry is hard; I am not going to lie. I think almost anyone that has gone to serve ...

God’s Will is Bigger than Our Plan

05/03/2016 07:15:07 AM

Our life journey, no matter how we may plan, it is God’s will. For those that have been following and praying for us while we have been in Haiti, Thank you! We went to church in Canaan, Haiti, held in the School of Love. There is very little ...

VBS at Heart of Love School, Haiti

04/30/2016 18:30:12 PM

We spent the bulk of the day doing VBS at the Heart of Love School Our morning started out in a little traffic again. Prayers were answered this morning as we did not encounter near as much as yesterday. When we arrived at the school there were ...

Hearts of Children Wipe it all Away

04/30/2016 06:44:22 AM

I am currently in Port-au-Prince, Haiti after spending our first day back in Canaan. This marks our third trip in the last seven months. Each time we come things are a little different. On our first day it was traffic that slowed us down a bit. ...

Why Launch Out Is More About Community Than Anything

04/28/2016 07:17:56 AM

In my last post, I talked about the 5 Reasons Why You Should go to Conferences and the ways attending can improve your life. Little did I know that the most unconference conference, Launch Out, would be much more about community than a conference. ...

5 Reasons Why You Should go to Conferences

04/21/2016 07:45:04 AM

Did you know there are conferences for just about any niche these days? I get asked all the time why do I go to conferences? The answer should be simple. I go to conferences for many reasons that I cannot narrow it down to just one. You see ...

Everyday Carry Hank Worth Carrying

04/15/2016 06:00:02 AM

A handkerchief also known as a “Hank” has renewed an old tradition of a man’s everyday carry option. I remember my grandfather would never be found without a hank in his pocket. A tradition passed down to my dad and at one point att

Angels Do Walk Among Us, This I Have Seen

04/10/2016 20:00:57 PM

Ever hear that voice in your ear that tells you to “slow down?” What about the one that whispers “not now?” Or the one where words come out of your mouth but you don’t know where they came from, yet they were beautifully

When Will You Go “Tell Someone?”

04/06/2016 20:30:00 PM

We are all called to be the hands and feet of Jesus; we are called to be disciples. We are commissioned to tell someone and share the good news. So when will you tell someone? This is the question that author and world-renowned pastor Greg ...

What Great Wonders There Are For A Dreamer

03/30/2016 07:02:24 AM

We all have dreams burning deep within our souls. A Fire we smother with the plight of our daily lives. What great wonders there are for the dreamer that can dream their dream and make it come alive. Someone else will do it, we say. What if ...

Ways to Help You Become a Better Leader without a Title

03/25/2016 07:45:25 AM

Being a leader without a title is a position everyone should strive for in their life and yet many seek worldly appellations instead. Have you ever wondered how your boss or even someone you work with, ever got his/her job? I mean obviously, ...

An Open Letter to Fear, You No Longer Live Here

03/17/2016 07:46:20 AM

Dear Fear, You and I have been through a lot together; I wanted to share what I learned from you in this letter. We have spent many long and sleepless nights together. You made me believe in myself. Scratch that you made me believe in another ...

Why It Is Time I Fire Myself

03/11/2016 05:45:26 AM

I have decided it is the time that I fire myself. I have been working at the same job for too long. It is time for a fresh start. I know a bit harsh, and you are likely wondering how can I fire myself? Many people stay stuck in their jobs for ...

30-day Worth & Wellness Journal (Review)

03/08/2016 06:00:54 AM

Do you like what you see in the mirror in the morning? What if there was wellness journal to find a better you in 30 days, would you use it? Don’t worry this is not a fad diet or some magical pill, we all know those don’t work. There is ...

A Hidden Treasure, St. Augustine Wild Reserve

03/07/2016 05:45:38 AM

Lions in your neighborhood, or wolves just down the street, how about a Tiger lurking near by? These are all the animals and more that you will find at the St. Augustine Wild Reserve. I had the pleasure recently to visit the St. Augustine Wild ...

Why Not Try On a Pair of Jesus’ Glasses

02/28/2016 17:00:33 PM

In a world full of judgement and ridicule why not try on a pair of Jesus’ glasses? Lately, I have been overcome by the way we are treating one another. My heart breaks for not only the widows and orphans but the belittled and rebuked. These ...

So I Am Writing a Book, But I Am Not Doing It Alone

02/22/2016 06:45:42 AM

I recently wrote a book. No, it is not available for sale yet. I don’t even have a title so you can’t pre-order it, yet. However, I am writing a book; I am just not doing it alone. I wrote a book; it is currently about fifty-one thousand ...

“Risen” Gives the Resurrection a Roman Perspective

02/18/2016 07:45:22 AM

Risen is a Biblical tale seen through the eyes of an unbeliever. Clavius is a tribune of Julius Caesar, who follows the story of Jesus’ rising from the dead. The story unfolds as the Romans seek to silence the disciples and all those that ...

Where Will You Be in 40 Days?

02/10/2016 04:55:55 AM

Can you believe it, Lent is already upon us again. Today we prepare our hearts and minds for our 40-day journey. 40 days in the scheme of things is not that long, yet it sounds intimidating every year. We contemplate the past year as we decide ...

When Do You Finally Tell Your Story?

02/05/2016 08:00:58 AM

Everywhere you look lately, you read or hear about people telling their story. The question is when do you finally tell your story? Whether it is a story of success, recovery, or disastrous brokenness. Everyone has one to share. Until recently ...

Don’t Be Afraid to Say No

02/03/2016 04:45:03 AM

My mornings used to be a stressful time of the day. After my feet hit the floor, I stretch out all the kinks and sore muscles from sleep the night before. Let my dogs out to go potty and my cat in from his nightly scampers. I would sit down ...

Things Roe vs Wade Have in Common With Me

01/22/2016 07:53:21 AM

On January 22, 1973, in a historic vote of 7 – 2, it was decided to be a woman’s choice to have an abortion. On that day I had just turned one-year-old a few days before on January 18th, I easily could have been a statistic as so many o ...

Why Every Man Needs a Cave Full of Broken Men

01/20/2016 20:00:23 PM

Over the last couple of years, I like many of my male friends have sought out fellow cave dwellers. Now I am not referring to the cavemen that grunt and scratch themselves. I am talking about the men that lean on each other and sharpen each ...

Schools, Banks, and Parades..MLK Day

01/18/2016 21:30:24 PM

I recently shared my thoughts on Medium about MLK Day and the correlation it holds with me personally. Every so many years my own birthday shares in the celebrations of Martin Luther King Jr. day and, in turn, I wanted to share my thoughts on ...

3 Lessons Learned from my Latest Mission Trip

01/15/2016 07:10:18 AM

Just over four months ago I would not have known anything about Haiti beyond what you read or might see on TV. After I asked a simple question at a fundraiser back in August and, in turn, received a challenging question that would end up changing ...

Why I Resolved not to Make a Resolution this Year

01/07/2016 07:35:09 AM

We are a week into the new year and many resolutions have been broken already. The weights at the gym were just too heavy, that piece of pie was giving me the evil eye. You know the drill, resolutions usually well, they usually suck. That is ...

2015 Reader Survey Results as Provided by You

01/04/2016 20:00:29 PM

Let me just start out by saying, my readers are incredible. I am truly blown away and humbled by the responses to my annual reader survey. The survey results are in and I would like to share some of the thoughts with you. Those of you that took ...

What is Your One Word for the New Year?

01/03/2016 07:00:57 AM

Inspired by the One Word concept created by One Word that Will Change Your Life a book by Jon Gordon, Dan Britton, and Jimmy Page. I have chosen a new word for 2016. What will your One Word be for the New Year? In 2015 I had chosen Service as ...

Happy 2016 New Year from SecondIron’s Blog

12/31/2015 23:01:07 PM

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My Year in Review (2015)

12/31/2015 08:00:55 AM

We are coming to the end of another life changing year. When I look back over the past twelve months of 2015, it has been quite a journey for us all. As I reflect back over 2015 I have already started to lean forward into 2016. Nothing happens ...

25 Core Manly Skills Every Man Should Have

12/29/2015 21:46:43 PM

In a day and age where gender lines are blurred and chivalry is fading away, there are some basic skills every man should have. Let me preface by saying these skills are not limited to men, but more so should come second nature to us. They are ...

Merry Christmas – Welcome to the Greatest Conspiracy Ever

12/25/2015 06:02:51 AM

As you celebrate Christmas, you have become part of a conspiracy. A fantastic conspiracy that had spread around the world like Santa’s sleigh. Along with millions of other people around the world you will likely spend today sharing gifts. ...

I Could Use Your Help! 2015 Reader Survey and Giveaway

12/23/2015 07:00:51 AM

2015 has been an incredible year for me and hopefully you as well. As the year winds down I count the blessings that I have been able to share with you. I have been blessed by our conversations and humbled to have been your servant of words ...

Home Away is Our New Way to Stay

12/16/2015 16:30:48 PM

As I write this I am a bit sore and tired from a busy few days of vacation. Sore from all the adventures, tired from all the much-needed sleep. Sounds terrible doesn’t it, I mean how awful to spend a few days with no agenda, fresh water to ...

We are Called to Love Our Neighbor

12/11/2015 09:01:58 AM

We were given the great commission to make disciples and to love our neighbor. Yet many of us don’t love our own neighbor much less those on the other side of the world. Do you have a neighbor that is loud and parties alot, or one that perhaps ...