WHAT IT TAKES TO BE AN ACHIEVER

August 5, 2020 – There once was a young man who dreamed of becoming a Taoist monk and martial arts expert. He visited one of the most influential Masters, Chen …

Peanut Butter

August 5, 2020 – I used to eat a lot of peanut butter on sandwiches, on Ritz crackers, spoonful sometimes with a slice of pineapple. Eating peanuts and peanut butter …

Journey to the Top

August 5, 2020 – 238 Climbing the world’s tallest mountains presents both extreme physical and mental challenges In 1997 Jon Krakauer published “Into Thin Air.” He wrote about Mount Everest’s …

Today

August 5, 2020 – Today is a problem for people who like to spend their life living in the past or daydreaming about tomorrow. We are so trapped in thoughts of …

The Disappearing Pie

July 29, 2020 – I heard the story of a pastor and one of his associate pastors who visited the home of an elderly member of the church. The lady, …

HISTORY

July 29, 2020 – Did you know by removing history, we would never know the 7,000-year-old Biblical story of Noah, who was the tenth and last of the pre-Flood patriarchs.  …

10 Quotes from My Front Porch

July 29, 2020 – Some people never realized what a beautiful life they had.  Joy abides with those already joyful.  Do not look at the problem, but at the point, …

A Time to Let Go

July 22, 2020 – There’s a story told of the defining moment when a father and his son must let each other grow. The father took his 10- years old …

DEFINING MOMENTS

July 28, 2020 – There are few pleasures I enjoy more in life than eating a plate of my wife’s potato salad. When I have eaten, I say, “ho mangiato …

The National Hardware Show

July 22, 2020 – While attending the National Hardware Show in Chicago, I had two unusual experiences. I witness one of the hotel waiters make a smooth move when, after …