TOUGH MINDS SOFT HEARTS

A tribute to the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. How many coloreds are you going to play at a time in the game tomorrow night? This was the predominant question asked before the big game. The year was 1968. The...

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AN ELEGANT, PROFOUND QUESTION

After reading yesterday's blog entitled, Prepare for Battle, my special friend in Mexico asked, "How can I identify the enemy besides CV-19?" Enemy identification is difficult because the enemy is crafty. When I began a family and personal counseling clinic in Spokane, a...

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PREPARE FOR BATTLE

Today you and I are at war! The battle is raging and seeking to destroy us! There are forces who oppose us! Do you know your enemies? If not, I urge you to identify them. We all have battles,...

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HELPLESS TAKE HEART

Hope is helpful if you find yourself in a position much like myself, HELPLESS TAKE HEART are words that speak loudly. This sun-filled, blue-sky May morning inspired these words gleaned from David in Psalm 33 and 34. No one delights in being...

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PEOPLE ARE LIKE A LOAF OF BREAD

Bread has been on my mind. As a boy, mom's homemade bread was worth dying for. Then, for many years my wife had Mondays as her homemade bread day. So, this week my new friend Wayne and I baked...

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BEST WE NOT FORGET

Wise people do not forget those who have gone before and made our lives richer, better, happier, and safer. Foolish people do not honor those who have gone before, doing much to make lives more free, safe, happier, and with more...

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WHAT EVERY CHILD SHOULD LEARN – LOVE WORK

The older I get, the more I learn about life. The happiest people I meet and the most unpleasant people I observe confirm to me that it is not hard work but loving to work hard that is crucial to a fulfilling...

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THANK GOD IT’S FRIDAY

We build our personal world within the global world with the words that proceed from our mouths. So, if words matter as I believe they do, perhaps the idiom TGIF is not a great thing. So what does it...

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THE INCOMPREHENSIBLE MYSTERY OF GOD

Doubtlessly, humans were created to think and act with logic in mind. If it makes sense and is understandable, in today's world it becomes acceptable. For this reason, it is my belief living is a daily discovery process. Yesterday, my favorite...

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MIND MANAGEMENT SELF-DISCIPLINE

There was a time in my life I detested all pain. It was to be avoided at all costs. Certainly nothing good about it! Yet I discovered it could not be avoided. In addition, the Bible and psychology taught me pain...

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