Low Pay – Sign me Up!

Years ago, a man came into my classroom and spoke about an internship the local city was offering. He warned us that the pay wasn’t much, but it gave valuable experience. When he announced what the pay was, most of the students wrinkled their noses and chose not […]

Carry All That?

When I was a teenager, my father regularly took my brother and I hunting in the fall. My brother was really into it. I, on the other hand, was in it for the trip. We even had a best friend that tagged along with us on occasion. One […]

Will I Break Today

The night before a trip with my family, we stayed at a hotel in a city near the cruise port. When we got up in the morning, we went down to the dining area for the continental breakfast. My father sat at the table on a chair with […]

Best Effort

I chose the image for this posting for a solid reason. If you were to ask me to guard this goal, I would gladly tell you that I will try to. The man in the picture is not trying, he is guarding it. The man is fully committed […]

Job Life

For all that you have been given, what have you given in return? So many things are taken for granted. If we were to create a list of everything we received, both tangible and intangible, the list could be quite a long one. Tangible things include shelter, a […]

Silence after Prayer

Just because it is silent after a prayer doesn’t mean God is not listening. Nor does it mean God approves of what it is you are praying for. In the rush of decision making nowadays, we want an answer immediately. As a Christian though, I want to pray […]

Mind your Business

With the ever-increasing demands for health, people are showing their concerns in the types of foods they eat. It seems like for every study that declares something is good for us, there is another study that says the opposite. To me, this is one of the most frustrating […]

What’s Your Problem

Sometimes we focus solely on the problems of life. It’s the easiest thing to cover up what is actually wrong when it comes to problem solving. Sure, there are a tremendous number of problems that have and are being solved. But what about the problems that are not […]

Live by Your Choice

Are you the product of your choices or those of another? Hopefully, it’s the first because you are the one that has to live with those choices! The truth is most of us have given in to peer pressure at some point. Doing so causes us to lean […]