The Liebster Award 2018 | Second Nomination


Wow! Thank you so much Kranti for nominating me!

It is always such a humbling experience to be recognized by your peers. I don’t think I’ll ever get to the point where I don’t go “oh my gosh” when nominated.

I do love these awards and challenges, because by answering each other’s questions we get to know one another a little bit more than we normally would through our regular writings, as do our readers 🙂

Thank you again Kranti for this honor. Please go and check out her great blog posts at Sparkkling Thoughts

Here’s a little history on The Liebster Award

Recognizing bloggers for their efforts is the greatest compliment. The Liebster Award is an opportunity for bloggers to recognize and support other bloggers for their achievements. It’s geared towards blogs with smaller viewership.

The Liebster Award is available from January 1 – December 31, 2018. All nominations are voluntary and if the blogger chooses to accept nomination, I will list the rules at the bottom of this post and the official rules can be found HERE

Here are Kranti’s Questions for her nominees:

One dream you are chasing to fulfill?

Growing up I just wanted to be good husband and father. I failed at the first one or I wouldn’t be divorced. But I can’t blame her or myself. I was never shown how to be a good husband. I still have a chance to be a good father and I try my best. I will continue to be best the best dad I can be til the Lord calls me home.

Beach or Mountain?

I’ve always wanted to life on a mountain in a cabin with a stream beside it that lead to a lake. That way I could hunt and fish 🙂

What is the inspiration behind your blogging?

The inspiration behind my blog is hoping that at least one of my posts helps someone understand they are not alone in their struggle. That there is hope and freedom found through a relationship with Christ.

What is your biggest fear?

As corny as it sounds…I fear growing old alone.

One thing you admire in yourself?

I am a good listener.

One thing you wish you can change in yourself regarding your behavior?

At one time in my life, I asked God to remove my sexual desire because I felt that was the only way to overcome my addiction to porn. But I understand now that this desire is a major part of who I am. So, no, there is nothing that I would change, for if I did I would not be the man I am today.

What would you love to watch night sky or waves in the ocean?

I would rather watch the night sky. Grab a blanket, lay down and just gaze into the sky. You never know what you might see. The moon in it’s glory has always fascinated me. The stars are simply breath taking and on those clear night with minimal cloud coverage you might catch a glimpse of a falling star or an asteroid.

Which Kind of movie would you prefer to watch horror, romantic, action or comedy?

Horror movies used to be my go to genre, but since rededicating my life to the Lord I just can’t watch them. Now I prefer a good drama or anything the kids want to watch when they are with me. Brandon’s favorite at moment is the animated movie Epic. Erin’s are the Maze Runner series. My favorite at moment is a great faith based movie entitled King’s Faith.

Anything which makes you happy when you are sad and nervous?

When I am at my saddest, when things are weighing heavily on my heart and mind I have two friends that I reach out to. Either one of them can soothe the beast of sadness with a hug or simply by hearing their voice. I love them both dearly 🙂

Your favorite month and color?

My favorite month is June. Every summer for over a decade I made a trek to Arkansas to be a counselor at a Presbyterian Church camp for a week. My favorite color is a toss up between blue and purple at moment.

What would you prefer street food or fine dining?

Street food would be my preference. Fine dining is for those special occasions like a date (if that ever happens), a birthday party or say an anniversary.

So, apparently, I must give ten random facts about myself… Ummm…what could I put here 🤔

I have scoliosis. And because of that my right leg is a smidgen shorter than my left.

I don’t wear shorts because I’m embarrassed when my psoriasis flares up.

My favorite superhero is either Batman or the Flash depending on my mood.

My favorite soft drink is Mello Yello.

One of my favorite books is Deadfall by Robert Liparulo

My favorite fictional character of all time is Tarzan

I can’t stand shaving.

I despise people who think they are above another.

When I do grow to love someone I love them with everything I am.

I am a very passionate.

Now, it’s time for the part I like the most…being able to nominate others…

Here are my nominees:

Neal at Love Through Blog

Warren at Iwrite…My Love Story

Ana at Mom Life With Chiari

Tosin at Alethea’s Mind

Mia at Called To Be A Writer

Kathy at Maggie Tiggles

Here are my questions for my nominees:

1. Besides the Bible what is your favorite book you have ever read?

2. What, in your opinion, is your greatest achievement in life?

3. What is your reason for blogging?

4. What is the best advice you have for newer bloggers?

5. If you could change anything in the world, what would it be?

6. Do you color with crayons or markers?

7. Besides Jesus, who is your favorite biblical figure?

8. Who or what makes you yearn to be a better person than you were yesterday?

9. When you go out on the town, what is your attire?

10. If you have children, where is your favorite place to take them?

Here are the rules:

Thank the person who nominated you and provide a link to their blog.

Answer the questions you were asked.

Share 10 random facts about yourself.
Nominate at least 3 blogs for the award.

Ask your nominees 10 questions and inform them of the nomination.

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35 thoughts on “The Liebster Award 2018 | Second Nomination”

  1. I noticed the Flash t-shirt in the previous post and laughed when I came here to read that he’s on of your favourites 😂😂. I like the Flash too. Congrats on another nomination, and thanks for always thinking so kindly of Alethea’s Mind and me. It’s such an honour to write alongside bold believers like you.

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  2. PTL! Congrats on your Liebster Award! Enjoyed reading your answers!
    I am so confident in the Lord bringing that special someone from Him that I look forward to rejoicing with you when you make your announcement. The Lord already gives me a smile when I read certain comments. 🙂 He loves you, Stu!

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  3. Congrats, nice post, and I am honored to be among your nominations. 🙂
    I like reading the varying moods of your posts. Your honesty and openness, drenched with God’s grace as they are, are a blessing.

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