How to be Amazing

Bill Murray is amazing. I love amazing people. Don’t you?  Every so often, we all run into somone or hear a story about a person that does life different. Maybe they’re successful in a way that goes agaisnt the status quo or live a simple life you find refreshing. Other amazing people are making huge impacts with […]

Which life-map are you following?

Apple maps, why do you hate me? Are you still using Apple maps? I finally had to stop. Finished. Be gone! There are a lot of things I love about my iPhone. Apple maps is not one of them! It’s failed me too many times. Once, I was looking for Panera Bread to surprise my […]

The reason Pope Francis is changing the world

The unmatched fame of our current Pope is due to one specific principle

Pope Francis is at the White House. I’m watching the live broadcast of Pope Francis’s visit to the White House and President Obama’s address. No matter where you fall on the religious or political spectrum, you cannot deny the impact and importance of this event. It is a powerful and moving scene. From the President’s […]

How to get the most out of your Bible reading

Today is going to be different. How many times have you said that when you opened your Bible? Today will be different. I am going to start my day with God, I will find an amazing verse that speaks to me, and I will feel myself growing deeper in my faith! Then reality hits. We […]

How “Family First” still puts God first

I strongly believe in adopting a “Family First” philosophy. Too many husbands and fathers leave family as a distant second behind work and career. Even hobbies. For parents, our families are our first calling. (You can read more of my thoughts on Family First here) However, one push back some people give to the Family […]

What the 9/11 tragedy can teach us about our faith

Today is September 11th. Before 2001, that would mean nothing. Now, it means everything. This morning, I have been on Google looking at image after image of the attacks and the aftermath. It’s heart wrenching. Like millions of Americans, I was watching the live television broadcast after the first plane hit. We were watching, live, […]

3 Things you can do when God goes silent

Have you ever experienced God’s silence? I’m guessing you have, unless your prayers have never gone deeper than those of a college freshman. “Dear, God, I know I haven’t studied at all and I stayed up all night playing Xbox Live, but I would really appreciate an ‘A’ on this quiz! If I pass this […]

I am totally scared of you

Yes, I’m talking to you. I am scared of you. Totally. Completely. 100%. It’s not because of what you may think. It has nothing to do with your appearance or how much money you make. I would have no problem meeting you in any type of social setting. No, you don’t freak me out. I’m […]