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Compliments

It’s rare, as in never, when someone gives me a real compliment that I don’t enjoy receiving it.  A genuine word of affirmation can live on in someone’s memory for years to come.  The speaker might forget it, but the recipient remembers. But what about compliments given with a motive?  There are people who try… Read more »

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What Cancer in a Friend Reveals

Today, I found out that a friend of mine had stage 3 neck cancer via Facebook.  He bravely announced the diagnosis and the treatment he would receive. “To all my friends, here’s what’s been going on with me. I have been diagnosed with stage 3 Squamous Cell Carcinoma neck cancer. I found out after a… Read more »

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Me and Steven Jobs

The story of Steve Jobs, creator of too many things to list, childhood is interesting.  His birth parents gave him up for adoption because his mother’s parents didn’t approve of the relationship.  Steve’s birth father was Muslim and his birth mother was Catholic.  He was placed in the home of Paul and Clara Jobs. When… Read more »

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Davey Blackburn’s Powerful Response

Today, two men were charged in the murder of Amanda Blackburn.  I’m not going to mention their names or what they called their gang.  You can go to here if you would like to read more details.  Amanda was 12 weeks pregnant with their second child.  These men came into her home and shot her in… Read more »

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Fear Mongering

In this crazy world that rarely makes sense, fear is easy. Paris had a consolidated attack by Isis that left well over 100 people dead.  They attacked with suicide bombers, they fired weapons into unarmed masses.  At least one of the suspects posed as a refugee from Syria.  An international manhunt is underway for the remaining… Read more »

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God Calling

For years I went to church but wasn’t committed to God.  It was surprisingly easy to go to church, appease your conscience, offer internal excuses and forget Jesus during the week. God began wooing me in an obvious way in 2003.  Tina became pregnant and we were hoping for another girl.  After we found out… Read more »