Category: grateful, nature

  • Faith, Family and Friends- Life Lessons From Fishing With My Dad

    Faith, Family and Friends- Life Lessons From Fishing With My Dad

    Growing up my dad and brothers loved to go fishing. We would gather up a bunch of worms, get a few cans of corn, load up a bunch of fishing poles and go to a creek, a pond, the beach or anywhere we could wet a hook. We did it for sport and rarely ever […]

  • Spirit Chronicles: The Water Bridge

    Spirit Chronicles: The Water Bridge

    I was walking down a wonderful pathway beside a creek and suddenly to my right I saw a beautiful bridge made of water. On the other side were massive rocks of all shapes and sizes. They were also made of all colors and were glowing. They were so nice and soothing that I had to […]

  • Spirit Chronicles: Cross Roads of Life

    Spirit Chronicles: Cross Roads of Life

    I saw a group of young people all about teenage to young adult walking up a road in a line. As the road came closer to me I saw all kinds of people from different backgrounds, sizes, races and religions. As they got very close to me the road began to part going right and […]

  • Spirit Chronicles: The Whistler In the Woods

    Spirit Chronicles: The Whistler In the Woods

    I was outside in the woods recently and kept hearing movement around me but couldn’t see anything or anyone. I grew up in North Carolina in the country and I know the birds, animals and sounds of the woods around here. This was a distinct whistle and not one that sounded like any bird I […]

  • Americana- Off Shore Fishing With Dad

    Americana- Off Shore Fishing With Dad

    Growing up and into my late 30’s we always took family vacations to the beach. When we did my dad, brothers and I would take a day trip with a Captained boat to go out and do some off shore fishing. My dad loved to fish and we often would catch the limit on about […]

  • Spirit Chronicles: Mom, Me and the Beach

    Spirit Chronicles: Mom, Me and the Beach

    I saw my mom last night in my sleep. My mom is one of my guardians and is very involved in my life from Heaven. She was a protector on Earth and continues to be one in Heaven. It had been a while since I saw her in my sleep but I feel her all […]

  • Spirit Chronicles: The Escaped Murderer

    Many years ago when I was in college my roommate and I were back in the mountains doing some Saturday morning trout fishing. We were down this long dirt road about seven miles off the main highway back in the woods working this little creek that had small but numerous brown and rainbow trout in […]

  • Americana: Fishing The Local Creek

    Americana: Fishing The Local Creek

    Growing up my brothers and I fished in small creeks around our house. We never found that huge fish much bigger than a small mouth bass but seen lots of them swimming in the creeks. We would gather our poles and tackle box and ride our bikes down to the creek a mile or so […]

  • Americana: Four Wheeling Fun, Family and Friends

    Americana: Four Wheeling Fun, Family and Friends

    The old saying is that money cannot buy you happiness. But it can buy you a four wheeler and everyone I know that has one rides with a smile on their faces. My wife and I bought new four wheelers last year and have had a great time riding them on the property. We go […]

  • Americana: Pocket Full of Rocks

    Americana: Pocket Full of Rocks

    My youngest daughter Brooke has always been infatuated with rocks of all kinds. When she was a little girl she would come home every day from school and my wife would find her pocket full of rocks. She would have rocks in her pockets, her jacket, her back pack and anywhere else she could hide […]

  • Health: Coping Skills- 10 Life Hacks to Cope With Stress and Anxiety

    Health: Coping Skills- 10 Life Hacks to Cope With Stress and Anxiety

    We all face daily bombardments of stress in life. We have stress from relationships, family obligations, work, and other commitments. These can build up over time and eventually shut you down emotionally, physically and spiritually. We must deal with stress and anxiety on the spot so it does not build up and overcome us all […]

  • Daily Bread: Everyday Is A Gift From God

    We all are given 86,400 seconds, 1440 minutes or a total of 24 hours per day. Every second, minute and hour is a true blessing we receive from God. We are given this time here on Earth as an opportunity to spend it how we choose to. God made us in his image and has […]