The One Thing to Do Tomorrow to Ruin Your Own Day

Ignore your Creator. That’s it. If you ignore the One who gave you life tomorrow, you will end up ruining something or a lot of things. Maybe the ‘ruin’ will come in loss of motivation or sense of purpose.  Perhaps you just act jerkier when you fail to reverently submit your will and character to […]

Purity Matters: Proverbial Parenting, pt 5

SERIES NOTE: This is a recurring series of posts on parenting skills based on biblical Proverbs Purity matters – in the pasteurization of milk, the quality of olive oil, and… oh yeah!… in relationships according to God! When we are very young, male and female doesn’t matter to us much so long as the other […]

What is ‘next’ for you to keep growing?

I lift weights, often feeling inadequate and weak, struggling to remain motivated at least one day each week, and reveling in the chance to improve my physical health.  Today marks my completion of a 3-month weight-lifting workout plan.  It has been challenging and rewarding.  My thanks to Dr. Jim Stoppani for the ‘Shortcut to Size’ […]

To the readers in 44 nations

Hello there.  I stand amazed that in my humble and inauspicious start as a blogger that people from 44 nations have read one post or another.  My assumption is our shared humanity is in common on both the fronts of growth and of the challenges of life. I have completed the first series of posts: […]

25 Lessons from 25 Years of Marriage, pt 9

SERIES NOTE:  Since one of the most read posts I’ve published was about how Theresa and I stayed married for 25 years so far, here’s a series of 25 lessons I’ve learned in that 25 years!  I’ll be posting twice weekly – Mondays and Wednesdays – with this series.  And Fridays will be something fun/different. […]

25 Lessons from 25 Years of Marriage, pt 8

SERIES NOTE:  Since one of the most read posts I’ve published was about how Theresa and I stayed married for 25 years so far, here’s a series of 25 lessons I’ve learned in that 25 years!  I’ll be posting twice weekly – Mondays and Wednesdays – with this series.  And Fridays will be something fun/different. […]

25 Lessons from 25 Years of Marriage, pt 7

SERIES NOTE:  Since one of the most read posts I’ve published was about how Theresa and I stayed married for 25 years so far, here’s a series of 25 lessons I’ve learned in that 25 years!  I’ll be posting twice weekly – Mondays and Wednesdays – with this series.  And Fridays will be something fun/different. […]

25 Lessons from 25 Years of Marriage, pt 6

SERIES NOTE:  Since one of the most read posts I’ve published was about how Theresa and I stayed married for 25 years so far, here’s a series of 25 lessons I’ve learned in that 25 years!  I’ll be posting twice weekly – Mondays and Wednesdays – with this series.  And Fridays will be something fun/different. […]

25 Lessons from 25 Years of Marriage, part 5

SERIES NOTE:  Since one of the most read posts I’ve published was about how Theresa and I stayed married for 25 years so far, here’s a series of 25 lessons I’ve learned in that 25 years!  I’ll be posting twice weekly – Mondays and Wednesdays – with this series.  And Fridays will be something fun/different. […]

25 Lessons from 25 Years of Marriage, part 4

SERIES NOTE:  Since one of the most read posts I’ve published was about how Theresa and I stayed married for 25 years so far, here’s a series of 25 lessons I’ve learned in that 25 years!  I’ll be posting twice weekly – Mondays and Wednesdays – with this series.  And Fridays will be something fun/different. […]