Overcoming Daddy Pain: How to Turn the Page

Overcoming Daddy Pain: How to Turn the Page

I have not always enjoyed celebrating Father’s Day. For many years of my life, I was stuck in “daddy pain.” I was hurt. I was disappointed. I did not have a good relationship with my father. As a child and eventually a young man, I blamed my daddy for every wrong I...
Lessons from the Campfire

Lessons from the Campfire

There is just something fabulous about gathering with friends and family around the warmth and wonder of a campfire.  Along with toasting marshmallows, my favorite part of the fire is the conversation that takes place.  Sometimes funny, sometimes soul-searching, a...
Ziploc Bags and Your Soul

Ziploc Bags and Your Soul

I enjoy the taste of Graham Crackers – especially the cinnamon flavored ones. Recently I opened a pack, ate a few and put the rest in the box. Here’s the deal. Whenever I neglect to put the uneaten crackers in a Ziploc bag, they lose their freshness, taste awful...
Change Your Story, Change Your Life

Change Your Story, Change Your Life

I recently celebrated my 52nd. birthday on the beach in Ocean City, Maryland.  It was my wife’s birthday present to me – thank you sweetie.  I didn’t need any gifts, cake or ice cream. What I desired most was time away from noise (i.e. cell phone, computer,...