Category: living

  • Thoughts About My Blessings

    Thoughts About My Blessings

    As I sat down to write today after eating a really yummy breakfast with my wonderful wife.  I was finishing up my third cup of coffee (shhh, don’t tell my doctor) and talking to my wife about all the things we are blessed by and with.  We talked about our family, our daughters, in-laws and […]

  • Life Lessons From Sports

    Life Lessons From Sports

    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, but […]

  • Spirit Chronicles: Man On the Throne

    Spirit Chronicles: Man On the Throne

    I was walking down the road being quiet in nature and suddenly the sky opened up above me and a troop of Heavenly Angels came down and gathered around me. I was overwhelmed with the Holy Spirit and fell to my knees in praise of God. I heard a thunderous choir begin to sing “Glory […]

  • Uncle Ronnie (Ron Jon)

    Uncle Ronnie (Ron Jon)

    Today I went to the funeral service of my Uncle Ronnie. He lived a long life and recently lost his battle with sickness and moved on to glory with God. As the service unfolded and people began to witness about him it made me think about the kind of man he was. I heard people […]

  • 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: The Kidnap Killer

    Spirit Chronicles: The Kidnap Killer

    I dreamed about a man that had been kidnapping women and killing them. During this dream I saw three women being taken at various places and was actively involved in the hunt for the killer. Every lead I had fell short and then I saw him take a young lady and drop her off in […]

  • Spirit Chronicles: Healing Breath of My Guardian Angel

    Spirit Chronicles: Healing Breath of My Guardian Angel

    I have had a bad back for several years and lately it has gotten much worse. I have sciatica and lower back muscle issues that keep me from sleeping comfortably most nights. This also limits what I can do physically and was one of the main reasons that I retired from coaching football a few […]

  • Faith- What To Do When You Need Patience

    Faith- What To Do When You Need Patience

    Today as I am trying to pack to go on the yearly summer vacation I find myself needing patience. I am generally laid back and a pretty patient person (exceptions traffic and drive through Windows). I am not sure why but those two things tend to get under my skin especially a drive through if […]

  • Faith- Doubting God

    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 things […]

  • Faith- Lukewarm Spirituality

    Faith- Lukewarm Spirituality

    I am 100% convicted of the title of todays faith based lesson. I have been a spiritual person since I was just a young boy but have had times in my life when I was lukewarm at best. In fact, I have been less than lukewarm at times in my journey with God. The bible […]

  • Leadership 101- 12 Effective Habits of Great Leaders

    Leadership 101- 12 Effective Habits of Great Leaders

    1- The very best coaches motivate, inspire and lead the organization with intention, purpose, dedication, discipline, desire and an create energy around them constantly.  2- The really effective coaches never use intimidation, power, embarrassment or other negativity to teach the required skills needed to be successful in life, sports, work and play.   3- Great coaches are great […]

  • Life Hacks 101- 10 Things Coaches, Managers and Go Getters Look For

    Life Hacks 101- 10 Things Coaches, Managers and Go Getters Look For

    Today we are talking about traits that coaches value and look for in their student athletes that cost nothing but time, energy and work ethic.  These traits also are what business owners, companies, managers, leaders and other people looking for talent expect. These traits set you apart from others and can make you a great […]