For success in life you need to invest in things that bring a great return. An investment in these 3 things will bring a great return in life.
Tearin’ Apart the House Last year, my boys wore me out begging for a new game console. They desperately “needed” to upgrade from an XBox 360 to an XBox One. After negotiation, we figured out a plan, which included selling all of our old gaming equipment. That weekend, we gathered all of our stuff and headed out […]
The classics “We’re the safest folks in the world,” said Miss Maudie. “We’re so rarely called on to be Christians…” – Harper Lee One of the benefits of traveling to a Spanish speaking country is the lack of entertainment in English formats. You could definitely label this a drawback, but I’ve found it helps stimulate […]
Who is my neighbor? There is an intrinsic understanding in everyone to care for the people around us. It’s natural to help the people we’re close to, but it’s not normal to help someone we don’t know. It’s even more unusual to help someone we don’t like. So there is a question we all ask ourselves regularly, […]
What makes a kid a kid? One of the things I love about kids is their willingness to believe. They aren’t born cynical. You tell them a big man in a red suit with a white beard riding reindeer brings presents to every person in the world in one 24 hour span…and they believe. Belief […]
Kind of a big deal. A few years ago, Kia and I, along with her family hosted conferences for portrait photographers all around the country. Each year, we would pick a different city – typically a warm weather town during winter – and invite hundreds of photographers to join us. It was a lot of […]
Clarity Jesus is very clear. When it comes to what he wants of me, there is no question. He wants me…all of me. He’s not looking for the insignificant parts. He’s not interested in the part I gave 15 years ago. He wants all of me – now. Jesus wants the part of me I’ve […]
According to StrengthFinders 2.0 (a book and test I highly recommend), among other things, I am an achiever. I need to accomplish a task in order to feel I’ve achieved something. I don’t do well with meetings – how many times is something truly accomplished in a meeting? It’s a strength. It helps me get […]