Jenga…

One thing that I must say is, “God has given me the grace to experience a great many things.” Now, I will also say that I haven’t always had the correct response to those experiences. But, experience nonetheless… When it comes to marriage, I’ve learned that what I thought it was, or at least should […]

Courteous, Chivalrous and Etiquette

These three concepts should be a part of everyday life. But, unfortunately, with time and people being so self-absorbed, these things tend to get pushed to the side. Having a code of ethics and a real standard needs to be reinstituted back into our core beliefs. Etiquette is a code of social behavior, or set […]

Back home…

The trip was cool. The conference was great. The flight could have been ‘special’ but it wasn’t. The greatest underlying theme was that I wanted my wife to be there and I couldn’t wait to get back. Well, I’m back and you wouldn’t believe how deeply my heart sank as I watched her leave the […]

Keeping in touch…

This past weekend was pretty good. Many of the things that I wanted to accomplish, actually got done. Family is cool. My business is expanding and doing well. Church is okay. Basically, a good weekend… But, you know, there was one thing that has been bothering me and that is missing a friend. If you’ve […]

To thine own self be true…

I’ve never read Hamlet in its entirety. Shakespeare was a great poet and playwright. He was able to articulate life in a way that people understood and could be entertained and that was cool. Whether we, as writers, realize it, or not, but we are attempting to accomplish the same thing. Life happens all around […]