Faith- Doubting God

Today as I was riding around the yard mowing and listening to some good Christian Worship music a few songs came on that really hit me hard and the message I got was that we often have doubt in God and his promises. I have had my times when I doubted God, mostly when thingsContinue reading “Faith- Doubting God”

Dreams and Goals: Five Years From Now

I often imagine where my wife and I will be five years from now. Will we be fully retired, working, traveling, living at the beach or in the mountains? These are just a few of the thoughts I have when I think about that question. To see where we may be five years from nowContinue reading “Dreams and Goals: Five Years From Now”

Advice: Life Skills That Prepare Kids for Real Life

I have been teaching for a long time and one thing I have observed more lately than in the past is that teenagers are not learning life skills that they will need as an adult. These life skills are needed so they can function and be productive as they get out of school and pursueContinue reading “Advice: Life Skills That Prepare Kids for Real Life”

Daily Bread: Winning In Life With God

Winning in Life and With God Do you have a winning attitude about life? What is your definition of winning?  That all depends on your personal views, background and experience with winning and losing. As a long time career football, wrestling and softball coach I have had to look at winning from two perspectives.  OneContinue reading “Daily Bread: Winning In Life With God”

Daily Bread: Truth Be Told

The truth be told I am not perfect.  I am a human being that makes mistakes, thinks the wrong things, says and does things at times I should not say or do.  I have to admit that and say to myself, truth be told I am at fault for my failures, shortcomings and setbacks.  IContinue reading “Daily Bread: Truth Be Told”

Daily Bread: Nobody loves me like you love me Jesus

Nobody loves me like you love me Jesus Today I woke up after a very restful night of sleep.  I had positive dreams, slept well and only had to get up a time or two for the bathroom. However, I was not feeling very motivated and seemed to be a bit testy and unappreciative ofContinue reading “Daily Bread: Nobody loves me like you love me Jesus”

Politics: Shamed, Demeaned and Cancelled- Woke Cancel Culture

Todays writing may hit a few nerves so I give advance notice. If it turns you off or offends your feelings then please read another person postings. However, my hope would be that because we may disagree on this does not mean we have to quit following one another or reading each others work. IContinue reading “Politics: Shamed, Demeaned and Cancelled- Woke Cancel Culture”

Leadership: “G” Words Alphabet Series- Great Leaders

Today I am back on my series of alphabet words that describe great leaders, coaches, motivators and people we all are attracted too for being great.  Good leaders can be great leaders if they work really hard at building their management skills and grow their employees, athletes and team members with guidance and direction. These coaches and leaders are often gleeful people that gain the attention and can make people giddy withContinue reading “Leadership: “G” Words Alphabet Series- Great Leaders”

Sports: Chasing Championships- Never Let It Override Your Family Time

Coaching for a long time has shown me many things.  I have made one of the biggest mistakes many coaches make and that is losing focus of the family, spouse, kids and the most important people in your life as you pursue excellence and chasing championship rings.  I coached football for almost thirty years andContinue reading “Sports: Chasing Championships- Never Let It Override Your Family Time”

Health: Physical, Mental and Spiritual Impact of Tragedy

Today I am writing a brief post about one of the hardest times in my life.  I was coaching at a local high school and halfway through the season our head coach and my good friend passed away suddenly and unexpected.  This was a huge loss for his family, students, athletes and the community asContinue reading “Health: Physical, Mental and Spiritual Impact of Tragedy”

Advice: Life Skills We Need Learn Growing Up

Playing some form of organized sports is like a right of passage for many of us.  I grew up in a large family where every boy played football.  All of my brothers, and boy cousins played football at some point in their life.  Most of my girl cousins played basketball and softball in school, butContinue reading “Advice: Life Skills We Need Learn Growing Up”