Choices, Consequences, Cares, and Peace

How nice it would be to live in a world where I could be completely carefree!  It really is a nice sentiment.  But it is not realistic. Life is made up of situations where you have to make decisions that have many consequences to them.  And when you begin a family, then the results fromContinue reading “Choices, Consequences, Cares, and Peace”


Cowardice is not now or ever has it been a good thing to live by.  Truth resounds in the old saying that goes: “Stand for something or fall for anything.”  Unfortunately, too many people live with some form of cowardice when it comes to standing for the truth. You see so many different ideologies and worldviewsContinue reading “Cowardice”

Politics As Usual (My Eyes Opened)

You have to love politics and the media’s coverage of it.  Well, I take that back.  You don’t have to love either of them.  I don’t.  I’m sorry, I cannot help it.  The older I get, the stronger my cynicism about politics gets. I wasn’t always like this.  Once upon a time, I really lookedContinue reading “Politics As Usual (My Eyes Opened)”

Intent on Being an Intentional Parent

What a moment it is when you come to the realization that you are soon to become a father. This is true of me as I am at the point in my life, where a baby will be running the show. My wife and I are expecting our little “bundle of joy” some time in September.Continue reading “Intent on Being an Intentional Parent”

Reaffirming the Importance of Community

It seems that never before has there been a time, like now, when people the world over should genuinely and intentionally commit to maintaining community with their neighbors.  It seems that people are more and more likely to not know the folks right next door or even sitting right next to them.  This personal knowledgeContinue reading “Reaffirming the Importance of Community”