• Refining Fires Set Your Life Ablaze With New Stories

Refining Fires Set Your Life Ablaze With New Stories

When we find ourselves thrust into a fiery furnace because of circumstance, it often becomes a refining moment for our character. In metallurgy, a refining fire intentionally draws out the impurities in the metal. These impurities separate from the raw...
Continue Reading →
  • Transition and 3 Healthy Ways to Cope With It

Transition and 3 Healthy Ways to Cope With It

Transition is a reoccurring theme in the story of our lives. Our epic sagas are filled with changes in the workplace, in relationships, and even in our health. Historically we can even trace the first occurrence of transition to Adam...
Continue Reading →
  • Mr. Fixit Using Tools To Live a Better Life

Tools To Live A Better Life By Mr. Fixit

It is well known around my house that I am Mr Fixit. With tools in hand, I seem to know just enough about everything to be dangerous. What I lack in knowledge, I discover via Google and YouTube. I fix...
Continue Reading →
  • Help, Musings of Bubble Wrap and Mexico

Help, Musings of Bubble Wrap and Mexico

If you placed your life in a box, how well would you pack it to absorb shock during the journey? I thought about this while staring at bubble wrap. In my house, we love packing bubbles. They are fun to...
Continue Reading →
  • Wrestling Fighting For Your Life In A Difficult World

Wrestling Fighting For Your Life In A Difficult World

I took my son and my father to see Big Time Wrestling at my son’s High School last Friday. The atmosphere was electric. Loud gritty selections by AC/DC, Motley Crue and other Hair Metal favorites filled the gymnasium. Since we...
Continue Reading →
  • Marathon of Life And Avoiding Spiritual Atrophy

Marathon of Life And Avoiding Spiritual Atrophy

Marathon of Life I listened to a doctor friend use muscles as a metaphor for our spiritual lives. It seemed like an odd analogy at first. But the more he explained it, the more it made sense. In a nutshell he...
Continue Reading →
  • embrace your past

Embrace Your Past, It Will Become Your Story

I recently had the pleasure of listening to John O’Leary share his story of overcoming extraordinary odds. He told of being in an explosion at the age of nine. The odds were against him. With 100% of his body burned...
Continue Reading →
  • make-history

Make History As Taught By Jesus and Joseph

How Do I Make History It is the time of year in which we observe the advent season and the birth of the Christ child. While reading the scriptural account of Joseph and Mary during Christ’s birth in Matt 1:18-24,...
Continue Reading →
  • essentialism

Essentialism – What Is It And Is It For Me

Essentialism Is Investing Your Choices Our days in their most basic form are nothing more than a string of choices, better known as trade offs. It is time to take inventory of your choices, your trade offs. Would you say they...
Continue Reading →
  • purpose found in giving

Purpose Is Found In Giving to Others

What Is My Purpose? What is my purpose, is a question that echoes in our minds much like the patter of a basketball in an empty gymnasium. For some of us, it is a question we ask ourselves several times...
Continue Reading →