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
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
Who am I? What do I believe? Where am I going? How do I get there? These are all questions that people ask themselves on a regular (if not daily) basis. They are ancient questions that connect us all together as we are all attempting to make sense of this life that we have received. … More What’s Your Worldview?
Everyone has something within themselves that drives them to passion. Now, I’m not talking about this in a sexual sense but more along the lines of what we truly care about. There is a fire inside of every individual that gets stoked a little stronger when our mind turns towards this thing. Whatever it is, … More Don’t lose your passion
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.
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
The majority of people have such a problem with clutter that we actually have a particular time of the year that we set aside to get rid of it all. Maybe we are just too busy to clean as we go. It’s easier to set stuff aside and come back to it later. Maybe your day … More A Clean House Can Facilitate Confidence
What are you passionate about and to what lengths would you go to experience those things? For years, I worked in a variety of jobs out of necessity, not really doing anything that I enjoyed but merely surviving. I had to have a job if I wanted to have a home. I needed to have … More Start Winning
It is a universally understood truth that each person on the planet does not live in a vacuum. Every decision that you make has a ripple effect that impacts a plethora of people over a long stretch of time. Okay, maybe that is a little dramatic as many of our decisions probably do not affect … More 9 Struggles for Adult Children of Alcoholics
Every time I go to Wal-Mart, I see about a million things that I think that I need to buy. Of course, I do not actually need any of these things (The $5 movie bin is a tool of Satan). Who really does? However, this is Today Me that needs his instant gratification. Of course, … More Me vs. Me