Grace, Patience, Understanding

This is personal to me. These 3 words are the foundation upon which I try to walk. People ask me what has changed in my life. The foundational character principles that I walk on is a major player in the transformation I have and am undergoing. See, as a soldier, these are three principles that …


Why Life Isn’t Going Your Way

I’ve been trying to wrap my mind around issues buddies of mine have with being “broke”. Not physically, but in the wallet. It truly baffles me when a buddy will call or message me to catch up and they are telling me how bad life is for them. I try not to offer the “quick fix” but it usually heads that direction. Most the time the issue is money. They can't pay their rent, house payment or other bills. I’m thinking, “Dude, you’re 43 years old and you can’t pay your bills? Why”?

Wake Up and Be a Lion

Over the past few months I’ve been doing some major restructuring in my life. I’ve changed my social activities, who I surround myself with, who I strive to emulate, what I read, what I watch and how I live life daily.

Dads and Their Boys

Reading about fatherhood this morning in The Way of the Wild Heart by John Eldredge. I read Wild at Heart about 10 years ago. Well, most of it. I need to go back and reread it. These are both great books for men to read, especially fathers.

Change In Life Is Your Decision. Own It.

I have a hard time staying in bed in the morning. My mind races and the thoughts begin to flood my mind. I toss and I turn. I kick the sheets off of me then pull them up to my neck. I start to get angry then I throw the sheets back with a WHOOSH, sit straight u then spin to the right. Once my feet are on the floor I begin to move like the house is on fire. Sometimes my wife says, “Come back to bed. You need to get some rest”! “Nope” I say, “Time to get to work”.