Our children observe every little detail, until we distract them or teach them that observing does not merit growth. We teach them that, when they observe our own actions and interactions with the world. So… that brings us to lesson 4 of 10 lessons we can learn from our children: Observe the world around you… learn. … More 10 Lessons We Can Learn From Our Children. Lesson 4: Observe the World Around You… Learn!
I hated Christianity because I didn’t want to change. I didn’t want to have rules. I didn’t want to have to restrict myself from the pleasures of the world. I liked me. … More Atheists & Christians Both Get THIS Wrong!
“That foggy haze has lifted over my eyes, freeing me to see a new world that is full. Very full. The weight of my thoughts have become feathers of hope. The race in my mind has become a stroll through the meadows of swaying grass. The screaming in my head softened to a sweet knowing whisper. The harsh grumbles flooding my ears have been extinguished by joyous laughter.” … More The Journey to My Truth (2010)
A few people have moved me to tears with their own honest words in describing their situation. … More My Handicap Brother: Update
Adults spend WAY TOO MUCH time in the past, and WAY TOO MUCH time thinking about the future. That is just silly, and not logical. The past already happened, so why waste time, energy and life, re-living it? The future is not guaranteed to happen, so why focus so much time on it? Live in the present. Live right now. Live. … More 10 Lessons We Can Learn from Our Children. Lesson 3: Smile Often
When I was really young, I had no earthly idea that my brother was different. He was my best friend. We played, laughed, fought, and grew together. Learning that he was different took time, years in fact.
“He wants a life that is not hindered, not handicapped… like him.” … More Diary of My Life with a Handicap Brother
We start off loving all days, no matter what the name of the day is, and what happens on that day. Yet, with age, responsibility, stress, worries, and just life in general, certain days become worse and worse. … More Case of the Monday’s?
I’m a pretty nice imaginary millionaire. Which would mean that I would probably lose it all like the rest of them. Lucky for me, I have a frugal and much smarter wife that would not allow me to be stupid, “Thanks Honey!” … More POWER BALL WINNER!
Lesson 2 Play hard. Sleep Hard. Pursue the things you want with fierceness. It has been said that children are the best sales people in the world, and having taught sales for nearly 5 years, I believe it. Kids are incredibly persistent when they want something. They don’t give up! They try different tactics until … More 10 Lessons We Can Learn from Our Children- LESSON 2
When they crash, they crash hard, like seismic collisions of childtectonic plates and bedtectonic plates. … More 10 Lessons We Can Learn from Our Children