It's never easy to say goodbye to those we love. Especially, a parent, spouse or child. At 72 years of age, my mother went to be with the Lord and loved ones who have already gone before. Seventy-two? I use to think that number sounded so old but realize now, just how young that … Continue reading Too Soon, much too soon
I think I've reached that time in life that seems to happen to individuals who are usually in their 60's, 70's or later. You know, when they reach that age where they don't care what they say or how they say it. In some cases, they really don't care if it hurts your feelings or not, they … Continue reading A Story
Life Lesson Series – Music and Dancing
This may be the most personal post I have in this series of Life Lessons and I probably won't do justice to how important these two things have been to our family over the years. I'm sure most of my kids will weigh in on this post and I really hope they do. The little … Continue reading Life Lesson Series – Music and Dancing
Life Lesson 3 – Listening
This is one life lesson that is very much a learned skill and discipline. Ask yourself, How often do you truly listen to the world around you? When in conversation how often do you truly engage the person and listen to what they are telling you? More times than not, I catch myself thinking of … Continue reading Life Lesson 3 – Listening
A Study of Joseph – Meant for Evil
As we finish up Genesis 37, we get into the events that will set the course for a most remarkable journey for Joseph. And as we do so, I want to draw attention to the fact, that just like today, they also had to deal with evil in Joseph's day as well. Looking at this … Continue reading A Study of Joseph – Meant for Evil
A Study of Joseph – History Repeated
Joseph becomes the main character of Genesis beginning in Chapter 37:2 - This is the account of Jacob’s family line. Joseph, a young man of seventeen, was tending the flocks with his brothers, the sons of Bilhah and the sons of Zilpah, his father’s wives, and he brought their father a bad report about them. At this … Continue reading A Study of Joseph – History Repeated
Sitting in Kyle's apartment at 10:45 pm on the campus of Auburn University. It's a Thursday night after what has been a long but great day!! I was able to actually sleep in a little this morning till 7:30 and get a good 5 1/2 hours of sleep in. I worked in the office today … Continue reading Blessed
A thought on Leadership for Fathers
I love the movie, The American President, exactly why, I honestly can't tell you but I do. Every time it's on, no matter what part of the movie is on, I usually end up watching till it's conclusion. The movie has a lot of great scenes in it along with some very memorable lines. Tonight … Continue reading A thought on Leadership for Fathers
It’s Christmas Time!!
I love this time of year because it always takes me back to when I was a kid. Growing up in Marietta, Georgia was so much fun, especially around Christmas. Marietta was not the biggest town on the map but it played big every Christmas or that's at least how I remember it! Outside of … Continue reading It’s Christmas Time!!