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Thankful: Parents

I’ve seen kids from bad stock. I am not a parent, and do not pretend to have the abilities to raise a child, but I’ve seen when raising a child goes poorly, terribly even. 872 more words


The Beginnings of Simply Living;

“How wild it was, to let it be.”

“Meet people where they are and love them anyway.”

Every time one of my mentors, Jabal, used to say that to me or to someone around me, my mind’s automatic reaction was to completely and wholeheartedly agree.

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heart of a lion

“The struggle you’re in today is developing the strength you need for tomorrow.” -unknown.

I’m not courageous it’s just that sometimes that’s your only choice. There are two types of people when the situation becomes dire, there are those that will  let the wave of bad circumstance overcome them, and  those that will choose to overcome the circumstance. 246 more words


the three paths

Our human nature is bent towards compensation. We screw up and try to fix things by doing more or giving more. Our kids are mad at us for a decision made and we try to ‘make’ it up to them through various ways–whether it’s a gift or privilege or event. 749 more words

New Business Book Summary Available for Mind Gym

Sometimes life’s circumstances are out of people’s control. However, how individuals think, feel, and behave as a result of those circumstances is very much within their control. 176 more words

Book Summaries

Called for distinction.

And Moses was learned in all the wisdom of the Egyptians, and was mighty in words and in deeds. Acts 7:22.

For they cast down every man his rod, and they became serpents:but Aaron’s rod swallowed up their rods. 374 more words


Learning To Fly

In Douglas Adams’s five book “trilogy” of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Arthur Dent learns to fly. No, not in a plane, or spacecraft, or other aerial vehicle, but he learns to fly as a human. 237 more words