The Real Why


This past week one of my dear friends received the phone call that no parent wants to receive – his college aged son had been riding his bicycle when he was struck by a car.

Within hours, the prognosis went from unsure to doubtful, and within a day my friend’s son was headed home to be with Jesus.

Unfortunately, this is the third time in 10 years that I have had close friends have a child go home to be with the Lord. The thoughts and emotions as you would imagine are overwhelming. The pain you feel for your friends hurts so bad that it becomes tangible. Read more…

Get Out of The Box This Easter


We often live in a box and can’t help it. As humans, our daily routine tends to deaden our awareness to what’s going on around us. However, there’s an enormous amount of energy and excitement reserved for those who get their eyes up over the edge of “how it’s always been”, to see what can be. Here are 4 ways to have an out-of-the-box Easter: Read more…

Do I really give a sh!t?


Do I really give a sh!t about the poor is a question I’ve been forced to answer over the last few years and I think I’m finally ready to write about it. The truth is… Read more…

Tiny But Treacherous


I don’t trust my tastebuds. Tiny but treacherous they always tell me what they want more than what I need. And they never learn. The carbs and cookies kill me every time but that doesn’t seem to matter to them. As long as they get what they want they’ll let the fat, fatigue and brain fog fend for themselves.

Here are a few things you didn’t know about your tastebuds and what I’m doing to get mine under control: Read more…

Who Would Have Thought?

Several months ago theNorthGate and ThinkTank Inc. partnered to establish a National Circles Community here in Downtown Dayton. The opportunity has been life changing. Who would have thought a program dealing with poverty could be so enriching? Here’s what I like about Circles and why you need to get involved: Read more…

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