Wake Up

Dawn is here. Don’t hit that snooze button. Roll over and get out of bed. There is too much to do today. Too much that only you can do. Be a parent. Open the business. Start the tractor. Put pencil to paper. Stop slumbering. It’s cold, it’s dark, but you are greater than those things. … More Wake Up

The Little Things

The little things matter. I have to tell myself this every single day. Maybe every second of every day, actually. We get caught up in the business of life. We neglect the cool weather. We neglect the hummingbirds on the patio. We neglect our favorite song on the radio. We neglect when Krispy Creme has … More The Little Things

One More

One more step. One more swing. One more shot. One more word. One more strike. One more attempt. One more. Your victory is just around the corner. One more corner. Don’t give up now. The voices will tell you to quit, to shut down, to plead surrender. Your friends will tell you to throw in … More One More

The Power Of Failure

As a society, we tend to look down on those who fail. We look at failure as a big ugly mar on an otherwise flawless surface. Failure is seen as weakness, inexperience, and even laziness in some respects. I’ll admit that I tend to look at failure negatively. I don’t like failing – at anything. … More The Power Of Failure

The Danger Of Faith

Faith. Society has changed the meaning of the word to resemble something akin to wishful thinking. I have faith it will rain today. I have faith I’ll get that job promotion. I have faith I’ll meet someone new. But faith isn’t confined to our wishful thinking. Faith is dangerous trust. Faith is putting our trust … More The Danger Of Faith

Get Up…

Life can be rough. Scratch that, life is rough. Rougher than we think it should be sometimes. And there are many times life will do more than just leave us with a few scratches and scrapes. Sometimes, life will knock us to the floor and expect us to stay there until our dying breath. It … More Get Up…