A Life of Virtue

Are you a virtuous individual? When your life is examined, what will people say about you? What does it mean to have virtue? Dictionary.com states that virtue is conformity of one’s life and conduct to moral and ethical principles. Scripture tells us that when Jesus was walking the streets of Jerusalem, a woman touched his robe and virtue … More A Life of Virtue

Nothing New

Do you ever feel like you work and work and work to just get by in life? No matter how hard you try, you still end up fighting to bridge the gap from one paycheck to the next? You sit at home at night and think to yourself, “What is it that I’m doing wrong? … More Nothing New

How comfortable is your wait?

Yesterday, one of my boys needed to make a trip to the orthodontist to have some work done on his braces. I typically find little enjoyment in making trips like this because it usually results in a ridiculously long wait in a room that is less than comfortable. This trip was neither.

Be Marketable

Almost daily, I have a conversation with someone who is in the market for work. Either they are unemployed and are having trouble finding the right job (or any job), or they are not satisfied with the place they are currently employed with. It is difficult to find that place that is a perfect fit for … More Be Marketable

Hard Transitions

When I was 18, my father kicked me out of the house over a dispute in regards to a room being painted and who’s responsibility that it was. At the time, in my youthful stupidity, I was convinced that I was right. While painting the room would be an excellent way for me to contribute, … More Hard Transitions

Create More Time

I remember a time (about 13 or 14 years ago) when I was having serious questions about whether this family life was ever going to happen for me. Now, I’m eleven years in and I am closer to seeing one of my kids leave the house than I am from the day I brought her home. This … More Create More Time

A Call To Action

I started this blog to give my mother something to keep up with after I moved to Virginia. However, it has evolved a bit as my desire to produce something helpful has begun to stir. This blog has changed from being somewhat of a personal diary to offering parenting tips and life strategies. I hope, as you … More A Call To Action