A Glimpse Into My Life Outside The Blogging World

I figured I would do something a little different...well a lot different for me. A glimpse into my life outside of the blogging world. Yesterday my daughter, Erin and I went out for Sushi at our favorite Thai restaurant. It always been a taste test as we always get four rolls. Something new each time… Continue reading A Glimpse Into My Life Outside The Blogging World

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In The Midnight Hour

There are these little things on Facebook called your memories. It shows everything you posted on that particular day since joining Facebook. Sometimes those memories really drag me way down. Sometimes they lift me above cloud nine. And then there are those memories of things shared years ago that make me question myself and who… Continue reading In The Midnight Hour

Strong Father Strong Daughters: A Collaborative Effort

  Hey guys. Today I have the privilege and honor of joining several other men as a collaborative group for Active Manhood on the topic of Strong Fathers Strong Daughters. Among the other men writing for this post are Prescott, Brad, Tim, and Scott. Each of us give a brief description on what we, as dads, feel… Continue reading Strong Father Strong Daughters: A Collaborative Effort

Don’t Give Up Because Of Lost Time

There is something I have learned in the six months or so since returning to Celebrate Recovery...besides the fact that I still need it. Here it is...there are men and women, dads and moms that feel as if they have let their children down. And in a lot of ways. And I am one of… Continue reading Don’t Give Up Because Of Lost Time

Dear Parents, We Are Failing Our Kids

Several years ago I hired this young man to work the evening shift. Part of his duties for that shift was to vacuum the floor as the night manager did their duties. I was shocked to find out that this young man, who was seventeen, did not know how to vacuum...much less turn the thing… Continue reading Dear Parents, We Are Failing Our Kids

Life Is Like A Box Of Lego Pieces

  I took Brandon to a Lego Challenge event yesterday. In this event he had to build different size bridges that would be able to withstand a certain amount of weight. So we woke up really early and headed to Shreveport. On the way he told me that he was nervous about doing this. I… Continue reading Life Is Like A Box Of Lego Pieces

For My Children I Must Stay Vigilant

As parents we all have fears. They begin, for some of us, even before our children are born. I know for me it did. You see, I have always wanted to be a dad. But I didn't want to be just a dad, I wanted to be a great dad. A dad who would always… Continue reading For My Children I Must Stay Vigilant