Do you ever feel like life is moving way too fast? It’s like everything is coming at you so fast that you cannot possibly stay on top of it. At first, it’s manageable. But then, slowly, you begin to feel life overcoming your sanity. You are being buried. Your best-laid plans have backfired on you. Continue reading “Slow Down”
When you die, what will be said about you? Will those who gather together to grieve your passing do so to honor the individual that you were or will they be there to close a door in life?
What about the workplace? Do the people who you work with speak of you well? Or, the moment that you are out of the room, does the gossip and rumors begin?
How about at home? Are you providing an example for your children to model their lives after? Or, will they grow up with an example of how not to live their lives before them? Continue reading “Revisiting Virtue”
Matt McGregor and I used to lead a Bible study for third shift employees at the Charleston, IL Wal Mart. Matt was a pastor at Hurricane Baptist Church, which was a little country church south of Charleston. However, he also served as a department manager for the store. I worked as an overnight dairy stocker at the same store and got the opportunity to spend my lunch breaks discussing theology with Matt. Continue reading “Best 14 Years Ever…”
I woke up at 5:45 this morning with two tasks to complete today. One of them will put the finishing touches on my current career while the other one potentially opens the door for my next one. Continue reading “Life is Strange…”
Nobody likes Mondays. I think that is pretty much established across the board. After a weekend of rest, it seems like everything that can go wrong will go wrong on a Monday. The problems that a long Monday present are so cliche at this point that we actually have t-shirts now that chronicle their pain. Continue reading “Handling Hard Days”
When we moved to Virginia two years ago, we said that we would be house parenting for no more than two more years. Sydney was getting too old to live in a house full of hormonal teenage boys. My plan was to continue on at PHFS in a management position after I finished school. Continue reading “Coming Home … For Good”
Elisa and I have been watching old episodes of Friends lately and it got me to thinking. As ridiculous as those people were (and it was pretty bad), they always had each other’s backs. Through thick and thin, they were there for each other. This show was so popular. It is very rare for a tv show to last ten years. Continue reading “Friends”
A person should never stop learning. Our education should be a lifelong adventure. Sure, I get it. You finish up 12 years of lower education and push yourself through 4 to 8 years of college. You’re ready to quit learning. You feel like you have more information packed into your head than you might ever possibly be able to use. At this point, you are ready to just sit back and attempt to put what you have already learned to use. Continue reading “Learn Some New Skills”