My Wise Council (and Why Everyone Should Get One)

Wisdom is necessary for life’s journey: if for no other reason than to give one rational assistance in avoiding taking unnecessary missteps.  For the thinking man, wisdom is applied knowledge after years of being tested in the field and found to be true because of the evidence that it works.  For the spiritual man, wisdom…

Voted for #Obama in 2008 and Against Him in 2012

(Photo via Creative Commons) When Senator Barack Obama came along and announced his presidential campaign in 2007, I was still a young lad in college trying to find himself. Though I was not sure that I wanted to be a vocal practitioner of the conservatism that my father exemplified (for reasons that I will give…

My Pieces in Online Publications Up Until Now

Sometimes, I try to share with people my pieces to help them conjure up the image of me as a good writer.  No, not really.  I honestly want more people to see my work and give me their thoughts.  I desire to grow as a writer and I know that I need constructive criticism. So,…

So, This is #Christmas

Every year when Christmas comes around, my family and I do the same thing typically.  We get together, take time to remember the Lord (because we love our Christian faith), open gifts, and break bread together.  We usually bounce between my parents’ home and my grandmother’s home (while also making the time to see my…

Be Better Than Me, My Son

As I approach my son’s first birthday, a thought has come to mind that is indicative of the state that I and his mother are in.  We have been experiencing some frustrating times financially and I have not been able to find any work that will pay more than what I am currently bringing home….