Category: marriage, foundation, rocks, passion, stick with it

  • Why We Should Honor and Cherish Our Woman

    Why We Should Honor and Cherish Our Woman

    My wife is awesome and I am sure most of you feel that your spouse or significant other is the same.  God gives us a woman to keep us straight, take care of us (baby us tough guys) when we have a boo boo and handle family business.  My wife is my equal, my partner […]

  • Let Your Light Shine

    Let Your Light Shine

    Today we are talking about standing for right and not hiding your light.  What light am I talking about, you may ask?  I am referring to the light of Jesus Christ which is in all of us and only shows if we have chosen him over darkness.  I remember growing up and singing the song […]

  • If I Could Be Twenty Again- Seven Things I Would Have Done Different

    If I Could Be Twenty Again- Seven Things I Would Have Done Different

    Today I am writing about seven things that I look back on that I should have done a bit different when I was twenty.  Thirty four years later I have learned many lessons in life and am grateful for those lessons.  Setbacks, disappointments, tragedies, and unexpected life events allow us to grow and become who […]

  • Healthy Marriage- Ways to Build a Rock Solid Marriage

    Healthy Marriage- Ways to Build a Rock Solid Marriage

    On June 5th, my wife and I will celebrate 29 years of marriage. I know couples that have been married seventy years and some that couldn’t make it one year. My parents got married in 1956 were together to the day my dad passed in 2009. That is a long time to be together, get […]

  • Decluttering Life 2022

    Decluttering Life 2022

    Today I am writing about ways you can declutter your life for the 2022 year moving forward. These are all simple, basic ideas that will allow you to take some of the things off your bucket list or honey do list for the guys. I have a long list of things to complete, declutter and […]

  • Romans 5:3-5: Are You A Quitter or Overcomer

    Romans 5:3-5: Are You A Quitter or Overcomer

    I am going on record to state that I began this blog to talk about faith, family and how God can enable us to live a better life.  I have been a Christian since my early teenage years and like many have strayed at times, got real close at times, been part time, went to […]

  • Americana: Football, Family, Friends and Faith

    Americana: Football, Family, Friends and Faith

    Three of my favorite things in the world are football, family and faith. If I was to sort them properly it would really be Faith, Family, Friends and Football. All four of these things have been part of my life since I was a small child playing ball in the back yard trying to tackle […]

  • Losing My Hero, My Dad

    Losing My Hero, My Dad

    I was coaching at my old high school in 2009 and in the middle of the season I suddenly lost my dad. My dad was a 30 year retired police officer who also served over 30 years volunteering at the local high school as president, vice president and secretary of the boosters club.  My mom […]

  • Woman Have Super Powers

    Woman Have Super Powers

    Today I am writing about woman and their super powers.  I am writing this in honor of my wonderful talented and beautiful wife Cindy and daughters Taylor and Brooke.  Women are super at being assertive, empathetic, powerful, fabulous, beautiful, caring, loving, inspired, hard working, dedicated, disciplined, healing, forgiving, courageous, adaptable and so many other traits […]

  • 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- 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 […]