Month: September 2013

Flame Retardant Men

Growing up, my Dad would often tell me sayings that his Mom often told him while he was growing up. A lot of them would be little nuggets of truth or peculiar ways that she wanted things done that she was unwavering on. One such thing was that she wanted the kids to rake the yard every Saturday so that there was rake prints in the sand. Back then, you were looked at badly if you had grass growing in your yard, so in her mind you needed to make sure you raked the yard on Saturday (never Sunday)....

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Being a Football Fan and a Family Man

When I was young I lived in a small rural farm town. There wasn’t a lot that went on there, but the people had a huge amount of pride in their little town. Seemed like at the time, most of the families had lived there for generations, and most had relatives that lived nearby. On any Friday night in the fall, you could count on almost everyone who was able to be at the high school stadium to watch their team play. A lot of that small town’s emotional state was based on how the team did from week...

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The Gratitude Challenge!

The Gratitude Challenge!

Photo by Neven Krcmarek on Unsplash Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. 1 Thess. 5:18 Gratitude is a habit I must consciously cultivate. It is is a choice. It is also a command! Meaning – it is not optional for believers in Christ. I choose to […]

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The Gratitude Challenge!

The Gratitude Challenge!

Photo by John Jennings on Unsplash Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. 1 Thess. 5:18 Gratitude is a habit I must consciously cultivate. It doesn’t automatically come naturally. I choose to stop focusing on problems and bad things. I choose to focus on good things. I […]

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