21 Highlights from My 10-Day Vacation

For those of you who don’t follow my ever move on the social media network machines, you might have missed my most recent vacation. To give you an idea of how hard I like to vacation, it started with me taking a non-stop, red-eye flight to Philly from Seattle. I touched down at 6am, only to drive for two hours before having breakfast, then 5 hours to meet up with a friend, and then another near 6…

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Persecution Will Come 16 “Behold, I am sending you out as sheep in the midst of wolves, so be wise as serpents and innocent as doves. 17 Beware of men, for they will deliver you over to courts and flog you in their synagogues, 18 and you will be dragged before governors and kings for my sake, to bear witness before them and the Gentiles. 19 When they deliver you over, do not be anxious how you…

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This Is What I’ll Tell My Dad Today

Today, out of obligation of it being Father’s Day and for the sake of my heart to remain absent of anger and resentment, I will call my Father.

  • I will wish him a happy Father’s Day.
  • I will ask him about his motorcycle.
  • I’ll ask him how his vacation was.
  • I’ll ask him what’s new otherwise.
  • I’ll provide a courtesy update of my life in about 10 minutes.
  • I will then plan my escape plan to get off the…

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Sometimes, You Just Don’t Get Back What You Give

I don’t need to tell you this, but sometimes you just don’t get back what you give.

This happens in relationships, investments, jobs, taxes, and just about anything else in life.

You care for others and they refuse to reciprocate. You put your life’s savings into a business and it flops. You pay for extra toppings and don’t get them. You work long hours and never see a raise. You pay taxes and…

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