FAITH in CHAOS

FAITH in CHAOS

The imaging was incredible.  The picture was clear and you could see it layer by layer.  The only problem was the content of the picture.  We were looking at a picture of my wife’s brain tumor.  Our life of faith just hit a time of chaos. A few months ago my wife was...
Impact Lives: Hugh Hefner

Impact Lives: Hugh Hefner

 I have never met the man and have only seen him in interviews on TV a few times.  However Hugh Hefner had an enormous influence on my life.  His publication and lifestyle introduced me at a very young age to a world of voyeuristic fantasy that almost cost me my...
Two Decisions for Impact Living

Two Decisions for Impact Living

“Why are we here?”  Have you ever thought about that question?  Are you here to pay off loans and mow your grass?  Are you here to let Netflix entertain you all the time?  Everyone wants to have a purpose and everyone does, but finding it and intentionally living it...
Journey to the Center of Your Child Pt 1

Journey to the Center of Your Child Pt 1

I was scared out of my mind.  My wife and I had just had our first child and the feelings of panic were already welling up inside of us.  Driving home from the hospital with our first child felt like a scene from a movie.  We kept looking in the back seat and saying...
Journey to the Center of Your Child Pt. 2

Journey to the Center of Your Child Pt. 2

It is strange how certain memories stay with you with each of your children.  With my son, I can remember like it was yesterday us driving together to peewee football practice with the windows down listening to “Jefferson Airplane” by Reliant K.  With my daughter, it...
Death and Taxes

Death and Taxes

[fusion_text] Death and Taxes Last year I was at a funeral for one of my wife’s friend’s father.  The funeral was somber yet his death was not totally unexpected so the atmosphere was one of hope.   During this experience, some thoughts came to my mind that brought...