A New Hope

In May of 1977, a Princess uttered a phrase that rippled through America. It wasn’t long until that Princesses phrase began to send shockwaves around the world. Actually, that little phrase brought a new hope to an entire generation. So, what was that phrase uttered by the princess in 1977? “Help me OB1 Kenobe, you’re …

Planks And Proverbs

It is a new month! Are you up for a challenge? It is sure to benefit you physically, and spirituality. First the Spiritual part. There are 31 days in the month of July. There are also 31 chapters in the book of Proverbs in the Bible. How about joining me in reading a chapter a …

A Song That Only Went To #9, But Has A #1 Message

As I was out for a Father’s Day run, and heard the classic song, “Leader Of The Band” by Dan Fogelberg. It was written by Dan as a tribute to his Dad. The song, which climbed to #9, was released in 1981, almost 1 year before his Father died. It has become somewhat of a …

Make Memorial Day, Memorable

This Memorial Day weekend, I spent a wonderful time in Traverse City, Michigan. I went there to run the Bayshore Half Marathon, but left with more than a medal. I left with wonderful, lifelong memories. Because I am an early riser, I went and ran along the shores of Grand Traverse Bay as the sun …

This P.F.A.S. Is Good For You!

What do you do when you lose something of importance? When you’re in a tough situation, what is your first response? If you answered  worry, start stessing, or anything similar, this blog is for YOU! A few years ago, I heard a Pastor say that anytime we are in need, skip worrying. Stop looking everywhere. …