Leave a Mark For Eternity

Leave a Mark For Eternity

I can be a bit of a clutz sometimes, especially when I’m tired, overwhelmed, or distracted. Which, thanks to a crazy day job project, is how I spent much of last week. As a result, I ran into things…and now have the bruises to prove it. Of course, in the moment of impact, I remember thinking “that’s going to leave a mark” but today as I look at the swirls of purple and yellow, I

Quality Care

Troubles seem to plague our lives when we least expect them, and we’re thankful for those who help us through the rough times. But when our friends are on the receiving end of difficult times, what can we do that will make a difference? Here’s a short list of things that help. Pray. For wisdom, strength, healing, financial blessing, peace, comfort, and deeper faith. Never underestimate the power of prayer. Call and let them know you

The Audience That Matters Most

In a matter of weeks, my boys will be hoisting bats over their shoulders and facing down fastballs. (Or in the case of the 8-year-old, hoping the pitcher puts it over the plate rather than off his helmet.) One thing I have noticed from years watching baseball games is the high percentage of kids who look to the stands after their turn at bat. A strike-out. A walk. A dash to beat the ball to first. A


To be successful in life, you need a little help. Especially in the form of an advisor or mentor. Someone to train you in the best way to do your job or show you the best way to live life. Someone to point out the pitfalls along the way. Someone to springboard you into the future so you can accomplish more in a shorter period of time … and therefore have the opportunity to move on to