Make your moments and time so powerful and joyful in your child’s life that those moments and memories outlive you. There are no guarantees about how much time you have on this earth and in this life. Yet, you can make the time you do have matter. Your encounters with the friends, peers, and colleagues … Continue reading Moments That Matter
After three weeks of successfully, in my opinion, beginning my journey into cycling and two beautiful days of twenty mile rides (42 miles) I fell. I did not fall in any of my efforts. My process is strategic and safe. I have the proper riding garments, helmet, gloves, and I take all the necessary precautions … Continue reading A Worthy Fall
One of the things I will miss when the quarantine is over is watching my sons grow up right in front of me. Parenting by all accounts has its challenges. However, the beautiful thing is watching something God has gifted you with grow right in front of you. Since I entered the workforce, I have … Continue reading Beautiful Contentment
During this time of sheltering-in-place one of the many things all can work on is spending time with our sons and daughters. There is much comedic banter about the challenges and difficulties of parenting. And yes, parenting does come with its challenges. However, we ought to use this time as opportunity to enjoy our sons … Continue reading Parents, Children, and the Curse 1
Being a husband, being a dad, being a professional, being a dreamer, being a visionary, being a homeowner, being, being, and more being. The pressure of being a father brings with it many challenges. How many of the challenges are legitimate? How many of them are illegitimate? How many of them come along with the … Continue reading Dad Wars: Managing it All
When thinking of my grandmother, Juanita White, I think of her laughter , the way she would say my name with that slow Southern drawl, and ginger ale. She was at the center of a part of my childhood, where Summer days were long and the nights were longer because she did not have cable … Continue reading Juanita
Goals are great to have. However, if they come at the expense, hurt, pain, or devaluing of others they may not be goals. You may simply be selfish. It is an awesome thing to have a plan to go somewhere, be something, overcome some feat, or conquer some challenge. However, are your efforts empowering others … Continue reading Goals: Selfish or Serving?
David ruled a nation but failed to care for his home. His daughter was raped. His son was murdered. The murderous son tried to overthrow David. And this was all between three of his children in his own home. Service to THE HOUSE (THE CHURCH) does not excuse negligence in your house. Absalom was the … Continue reading Ruled Nation. Failed Home.