Are You Re-Writing the Dictionary?

Are You Re-Writing the Dictionary?
It’s Science Fair time at my house. Nothing creates tension in our home more consistently than this season of home laboratories, deadlines and display boards. We have made it a team effort, playing to each contributor’s strengths. My wife, Angela, is the project manager. That means she checks the assignment sheet daily to see what needs to be ...

Are You Leveraging Your Life?

Are You Leveraging Your Life?
Like many people, I began 2012 looking ahead to what I wanted to achieve this year. Not so much drafting resolutions, but more about what I wanted my life to look like in December. As any good planner would do, I sat down with a pen and paper to compose my master plan.  Then I ...

Have You Blown the Magical Moments?

Have You Blown the Magical Moments?
I have. I heard a speaker say once, “The wise man learns from his mistakes. The wiser man learns from other’s mistakes. But the wisest man learns from other’s success.” You’re about to learn from my mistake, thus making you a wiser person than me. I was out for a run yesterday, and listening to ...

Have You Ever Laughed at God?

Have You Ever Laughed at God?
I’m SOAPing through the life of Abraham. I have a new perspective on him. I no longer see him as the old, feeble, long gray-bearded Abraham.  I now see him like a Brad Pitt sort of dude. He’s rich, has a smoking hot wife and can kick your tail if you make him mad. Go ...

Why I Run in the Rain

Why I Run in the Rain
Surely you’ve heard the creed for the United States Postal Service (USPS) that goes something like “Neither rain, snow, sleet or hail will ever prevent us from delivering the mail.” Truth is, there’s not an official creed. This phrase happens to be on the wall of a post office in New York City and has somehow ...