The other night Chrissy and I were having a very interesting conversation. We have very different ideas on spirituality, faith, and life in general. We have often been told how strange it is that we are together given the fact that we are so different in these areas. I find it to be one of… Continue reading The Existence of Right and Wrong
I originally had a very different idea for this post. However, as I wrote, I kept feeling as though I was being pulled to write something else. I want to write this in a way that I hope will help my wife find some comfort in the recent loss of her father. I also what… Continue reading Is Death Really The End?
Wisdom, compassion, and courage are the three universally recognized moral qualities of men. ~Confucius We must be wise enough to seek to understand and learn more about ourselves. Wisdom is more a desire for knowledge than knowledge itself. Compassion will help us to find the love of all life. When we are filled with compassion… Continue reading Three Qualities We All Need
Follow my blog with Bloglovin This weekend we took a trip as a family to Charleston to visit my little sister. My wife, Chrissy, loves the beach. As a result, we all went to the beach for a beautiful morning. There is nothing quite as amazing as a beach with a four, six, and seven-year-old.… Continue reading A Perfect Metaphor For Life
I have always loved music. I think it has a special power to bring us closer to ourselves. My favorite band, from a young age, is Metallica. I remember in 1992, I was ten at the time when I first heard Black Album. My dad put, what I think was a cassette tape, into the… Continue reading What Metallica Taught Me About Myself
When we make a mistake we are often compelled to say that we will never do it again. This places rigid restrictions on us. If we make the same or a similar mistake again we can feel like a failure. We can then come to believe that our whole person is a failure and we… Continue reading To Error is Human
Today I am going to share a secret that I have discovered. A secret for the perfect relationship. This could possibly be the best-kept secret but the most helpful approach to saving any of your relationships. It can bring happiness that was once so elusive back to you. It will, if fully used, make you… Continue reading The Secret To a Perfect Relationship
For the first post I thought I would start with a quick practice. This is a great way to handle those moments in our everyday life that can cause stress or aggravation. I use this often to help calm myself when I can feel anger and aggravation start to build. Find a comfortable sitting position,… Continue reading Mindful In Four Breaths