Then there were two

March 26, 2014 — 1 Comment

The last few weeks have been kind of nuts. On March 14, my wife and I welcomed our brand new daughter, Jubilee Grace. As you can see, even her big brother couldn’t be more thrilled. We are extremely blessed.

Each week, Dan Miller’s 48 Days podcast is a must-listen. Last week, Dan asked a question that really stuck out to me.

What are you expecting of yourself?

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Unlike many, my wife and I typically don’t watch much of the talent shows on TV. But, when we do, it is usually when someone comes out of nowhere to turn heads and whose story inspires us. 13-year old Rion Page has done just that.

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We’ve all been there. You may be doing it right now. You find yourself starring at your screen, mindlessly scanning through emails, Facebook, or Twitter. All while that age old feeling builds. The feeling of work to be done. That’s right. You’re procrastinating.

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Your Labor Matters

September 2, 2013 — 2 Comments

Most of us think of Labor Day as the annual holiday that marks the unofficial end of summer. By now, most of kids are back in school, and the swimming gear has been put away for yet another year.

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It was you, wasn’t it? You just wrote that Facebook post, proudly proclaiming your hatred for the most dreaded day of the week.

You hate Mondays, too, don’t you?

It’s okay, I’ve been there. I’ve struggled to fall asleep Sunday evening, gripped by fear of the work that was ahead. I have poured that third cup of coffee by noon on Mondays, hopeful it would cure the Monday plague.

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Who’s With Me?

July 22, 2013 — 1 Comment

I have a confession to make.

I am not normal.

I build websites for a living. I love photography. I am a husband to a beautiful woman. A father to an amazing son.

There are a lot of things that I am. Normal is not one of them.

And, no, it is not because I am a dwarf, standing at a whopping 4 feet, 6 inches tall. (Okay, so I am really 4’5”, but 6 sounds way better, doesn’t it?)

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No matter how bad your day is, you can always turn on a country music station and hear a song about someone who’s got it a whole lot worse than you,

Doug Whitlock

Nearly a year ago, I heard about a new coffee shop that had just opened the town where we live, called Purdy’s Coffee Company. Although I write and work from home, there are days when I need a change of scenery. So, when I learned about Purdy’s, it wasn’t long before I just had to check it out.

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A few years ago, my wife and I were blessed to meet and strike a friendship up with some amazing people, Jeff and Holly Prosser. As we began to get to know them, we quickly realized their intense passion for Ethiopia and mission to bring clean water — and hope — to their people. I urge you to watch this video to learn about them, their family, and their mission. I promise; you won’t regret it.