Don’t You Flinch in Your Moment of Truth

          In school, we played a card game called “knuckles”.  I don’t know if you ever played it, but the object was whoever lost the hand would have their knuckles struck with entire deck of cards.  The object was to try to get the person who lost to flinch when youContinue reading “Don’t You Flinch in Your Moment of Truth”

You Can Handle It!

“No test or temptation that comes your way is beyond the course of what others have had to face. All you need to remember is that God will never let you down; he’ll never let you be pushed past your limit; he’ll always be there to help you come through it.”        Continue reading “You Can Handle It!”

Motivated to Excellence by Fear

“For God has not given us a spirit of fearfulness, but one of power, love, and sound judgment.” ~ (2 Tim 1:7, HCSB) For as early as I can remember, I have always had this nagging fear of dying and no one knows me. Thus, I have not wanted a house in the country 2-3 miles from my neighbors.Continue reading “Motivated to Excellence by Fear”

Do It One More Day……Until It Clicks

  “It’s always too early to quit.” ~ Norman Vincent Peale Woke up this morning with quitting on my mind.  Reached for my Samsung Galaxy S4 to do my social media postings and ran across this quote.  Talk about adrenaline rush; I lay there thinking about what Norman Peale meant and concluded a person hasContinue reading “Do It One More Day……Until It Clicks”

Don’t You Dare Change Your Mind!

There I was, looking downward, my feet barely clinging to the edge of the cliff.  Earlier that morning my platoon sergeant had announced that our squad would lead the commando repelling exercise.  Before I knew it, I had volunteered to go first, although I hadn’t the slightest idea what commando repelling was.  After all theContinue reading “Don’t You Dare Change Your Mind!”

A Family that Stands Together

Duck Dynasty won because Phil Robertson’s family refused to continue without him. A & E said its core company values were “inclusion & mutual respect. ”  What Robertson said didn’t conflict with those values but they offended some people and rightly so.  How can we have a genuine conversation about issues of race and sexualityContinue reading “A Family that Stands Together”