A Simple Idea To Change Someone’s Day

It was the fall of 2018, and my son, Sammy was living in Finland. My wife, Patty, and I went to visit him. We had a wonderful visit, but there was one thing in particular that they didn’t do: smile. I’m not exaggerating when I say that they don’t smile. In fact, in most European …

Prayer Jar Project: Is It Working?

A few weeks ago, I introduced you to my “Prayer Jar Project”. A simple way for me to pray for the people who matter most in my life. After only a few short weeks, I have been AMAZED at what has happened. Every morning, when I reach into the Prayer Jar, I say a prayer …

People Will Sample ANYTHING

People love to get free food samples at grocery stores. And have you noticed that they’ll pretty much try anything? That’s the point, right? Sometimes you’re skeptical on how it’s going to taste. But, you never know til you try it, right? That sample pushes you from, “I’m not sure about that…” to, “I kind …

The Prayer Jar Project

Friends, for a few years now, I have shared with you that prayer is powerful. I have talked about it, blogged about it, even done a vlog about it. But now, it is time to do something more about it. Confess and acknowledge how you have offended one another and then pray for one another …

May 1, 2017. One Of The Worst Days Of My Life.

This is the true story of what happened to me on May 1, 2017. A painful day. But, a day changed the path of my life. It started as a normal Monday morning. I had just finished up my morning radio show, like normal. I then headed to my normal Monday meeting. That was the …

Easter: New Life. Or, Same As It Ever Was?

“Same as it ever was. Same as it ever was”. Those words were sung by the prophets from the band, Talking Heads. And, as we look at Easter, 2021, are they right? The pandemic has changed many things, yet some things remain the same. Today, I saw a woman saying hello to a senior citizen, …

What Our Cat Taught Me About Prayer

Meow. Meow. Meow. Every morning. Meow. Meow. Meow. Every afternoon. Meow. Meow. Meow. Everyday, our cat, Rory, cries, meow! It gets annoying, but he sure is effective. The reason for his constant meow? He wants his Temptations treat. Yes, those little bite sized treats in a jar. He has been conditioned that he gets a …

Why You Need To Support A Virtual Race

Another year, another canceled race. Is it frustrating? Absolutely. Is there a chance your favorite race won’t ever come back? Absolutely. Is there something you can do about it to make sure that it WILL come back? Absolutely! As we continue to slowly venture into opening things back up from the Pandemic shutdown, more races …

Take The Baton

Several Years ago, I was in a 12 person relay race called, RAGNAR. The race territory covered 200 miles. One runner would pass a baton to another runner. Then, we’d drive to the next destination, and wait for that runner to pass the baton so that the next runner could go. Then, on and on, and …