No one expects an apple tree to produce an orange, but everyone expects an apple tree to produce an apple. A tree is known for the fruit it produces. Apple trees produce apples. Orange trees produce oranges. We don’t need a deep and challenging lesson in horticulture to get our heads around this truth. What … More Known by your fruit
I debated on making this letter public but after speaking with my daughter she too hopes it helps encourage another “senior” family that may be struggling with the reality that things will not be going as planned. Here is the letter…..we hope it encourages you. Sydney, None of us would have imagined that this would … More a letter to my graduate
I had the opportunity to sit down and visit with the hosts (Brooke and Faren) of the “Witty &Gritty” podcast. If you don’t follow these ladies you should stop what you’re doing right now….and connect with them! Their content is fresh, important, entertaining and helpful. They asked if I would be willing to sit down … More The Power of Vulnerability
I love going on road trips. When I was a child my parents set out to take my brother and me to as many states as possible before we left home. I think we hit about 45 of them so we saw a great deal of the United States. Many fond memories were made by … More Don’t miss it!
I’m not the most romantic guy. When it came time for me to propose to my wife I had to think long and hard about how to make it special. I’m old enough to remember the day when you proposed without recruiting an army of people to hide in the bushes and celebrate with you … More What is God doing?
I have spent the majority of my life a nervous wreck. Even when the rest of the world was experiencing relative peace I figured out a way to panic. I worried about the possibility of A.I.D.S. being airborne in the late 1980’s. I worried about the prospects of middle east tensions sparking World War III … More Never more hopeful