Category Archives: Life Lessons

A song to parent by

As a father, I often find myself trying to either be the perfect father or beating myself up over not being the perfect father. The truth is that only God is a perfect father, and so I think it’s fitting … Continue reading

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You should be dead

You should be dead. No really. Something should have gotten you by now.  The main things keeping you alive are several thousand years of civilization, some luck, God’s grace, and did I mention some luck? But really you should be … Continue reading

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LIfe is Like A Chocolate Chip Cookie

My friend Susan makes the best chocolate chip cookies in the world.  The problem is that her recipe is secret, well kind of. When I say that my friend Susan makes the best chocolate chip cookies, you might think that … Continue reading

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Have you lost that lovin’ feeling?

Last weekend, we had the pleasure of going to the wedding of my oldest nephew on my wife’s side of the family. Joshua and Megan were married in a beautiful ceremony in the same chapel and by the same pastor … Continue reading

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What Women Need To Know About Talking to Men

After being married for more than twenty years, I think that the number one reason that couples argue is due to a lack of basic communication skills with the opposite sex.

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Down For The Holidays

I have always joked with my friends that the time of year that I hate the most is the holidays. My reasons are simple: bad past experiences, change in my routine, and worst of all, the feeling of obligation to … Continue reading

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Whiffle Ball

I’m standing in the corner of my friend Greg’s front yard and I’m Freddie Patek. On the mound is Jim “Catfish” Hunter although he looks a lot like my friend. The ball comes in and handcuffs me.  I hit a … Continue reading

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Four Ways To Make Better Grades in School

The school year is upon us!  These are the tricks that I used to help me improve my grades in college. 1) Before the first day of class read the first two chapters of each book ( if you already … Continue reading

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Life Lesson: Momentum is the gas pedal of life

In our house, we have a saying: Life is hard, but it’s twice as hard if you’re stupid. As if there were a need to further illustrate the truth of this statement, the good Lord created Momentum

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Life Lessons — What to do when your cell phone is stolen

Saturday I looked down at my cell phone to see a number that I didn’t recognized. Since the whole family was out and about and it was a local number, I decided to answer it. It was my son calling … Continue reading

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