Today we continue our series on energy, intelligence, imagination, an love. Why these four traits? Read THIS. *** I believe in hard work. I believe that there are rarely shortcuts, magic cures, or "4 F's to better health!" However, today I want to offer you two simple steps that will greatly improve your life. Two … Continue reading Intelligence


*We will return to our series on energy, intelligence, imagination, and love on Thursday. Years ago I was invited to preach at an ecumenical Martin Luther King Day worship service. Upon receiving the invitation, I thought who better to speak on the legacy of Dr. King than a super-privileged white dude who had Forrest Gumped … Continue reading MLK*


In September I left home for three months of active duty training with the Army. If I got COVID while I was there, I would get sent home and have to finish the training another time. A lot had gone into me getting this training done in this particular three month period. I could not … Continue reading Energy

The Vow

In our church we welcome new officers each January, and in the Presbyterian Church there are questions that each officer needs to answer. Call them questions, affirmations, vows. One in particular has been on my mind recently: Will you pray for and seek to serve the people with energy, intelligence, imagination, and love? Will you … Continue reading The Vow

What I Miss

I miss my dad. I miss my mom. I miss my Panda Mini Pro-Am BMX bike, and I miss 1982. I miss coming home from school and eating two packages of Little Debbie Swiss Cake Rolls and washing them down with a glass of ice cold whole milk, because I could. There were no such … Continue reading What I Miss