What You See Is What You Get

“Your eye is the lamp of your body. When your eye is healthy, your whole body is full of light, but when it’s bad, your body is full of darkness.” Did you ever see Nightmare on Elm Street or Friday the 13th?  I remember seeing those movies as a kid.  They scared the crap out […]

Stop Looking Back

“No one who puts his hand to the plow and looks back is fit (for the kingdom of God).” It’s pretty self explanatory, but let’s put it this way…  if you stare out the rear window while doing 80 on the freeway you’re more than likely going to crash, if you pay more attention to […]

The Bravery of Forgiveness

“Chris, I just wanna hang out with my kid.”  With tears in his eyes, that’s what he said to me when recapping the rare occurrence of getting to spend a few small moments with his son the week prior.  Early on in his life, Richard lived large playing music, touring the country, sex, drugs, rock […]

The Business of NO

NO… You’re too fat.  You’re too small.  You’re not talented enough.  You’re not attractive enough.  You don’t have the right training.  You didn’t go to college.  The competition is too steep.  The market is crowded.  You’re a female.  You’re a male.  People wouldn’t believe you.  People don’t like you.  You’re a screw up.  You’ve made […]

Quality Questions Quality Life

When we’re a baby, we’re asked “baby questions” like, “Who’s a happy boy/girl?  Does somebody have a dirty diaper?  Can you say mommy/daddy?  Say, who is that?  Who is that?”, and on, and on, and on it goes.  They’re appropriate, or so we tell ourselves, because they’re age appropriate.  Babies are these brand spankin’ new […]