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But He Had Such Potential

But He Had Such Potential

Jun 20, 2012

Remember that guy back in high school — the one with all the good looks, the clothes, the money, and the car? Sure you do, he was the popular guy, the one every¬one wanted to hang out with, the one who shows up in your year¬book as “Most Likely to Succeed”, or “Most Popular Guy”. What ever happened to that guy? Did he take advantage of the advantages he had or...

Noise

Noise

Mar 19, 2012

All day long, and from every con­ceiv­able angle, the world speaks it’s “wis­dom” to us and tries to mold and shape us. The noise is con­stant, some­times sub­tle and seduc­tive, other times loud and obnoxious. But in times of quiet the truth speaks.…. “Do not deceive your­selves. If any of you think you are wise by the stan­dards of this age, you should...

From One Father to Another

From One Father to Another

Dec 16, 2011

This isn’t the way I planned it, God. Not at all. My child being born in a sta­ble? This isn’t the way I thought it would be. A cave with sheep and don­keys, hay and straw? My wife giv­ing birth with only the stars to hear her pain? This isn’t at all what I imag­ined. No, I imag­ined fam­ily. I imag­ined grand­moth­ers. I imag­ined neigh­bors clus­tered...

Run & Hide… Or Man Up

Run & Hide… Or Man Up

Sep 17, 2010

The July 19, 2010 online edi­tion of Psy­chol­ogy Today had an arti­cle enti­tled “Our male iden­tity cri­sis:  What will hap­pen to men?” by Ray B. Williams who writes a blog enti­tled Wired for Suc­cess.  The jest of the arti­cle is that a com­bi­na­tion of the global eco­nomic down­turn of the last two years, and the neg­a­tive por­trayal of men...

Don’t Fear The Giants

Don’t Fear The Giants

Sep 6, 2010

My son loves watching the WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment, for those who don’t know).  Knowing full well that the wrestling is all fake he still enjoys the battles and drama that play out constantly.  Now, myself I don’t much like the WWE because of all the drama, showboating, long and boring monologues, and lack of reality in the fights...

Where is Dad?

Where is Dad?

Aug 27, 2010

I want to start this arti­cle by first say­ing that I have great respect for any par­ent who is attempt­ing to raise chil­dren on their own.  Your job is tremen­dously dif­fi­cult.  You have to not only pro­vide for your family’s finan­cial needs, but you also have to pro­vide for all of the emo­tional and devel­op­men­tal needs of your chil­dren...

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