Good Friends

This weekend, as I watched my son and his best friend playing basketball together, it made me think about the importance of friendship. I am blessed. I have wonderful friends and I am eternally grateful […]

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A Few Words About Marriage

I will be attending a wedding next week and so my son suggested that I write about marriage today. Now, I don’t make it a habit of giving unsolicited advice, especially when it relates to […]

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Diversify Your Risk

We have all heard the phrase, “don’t put all your eggs in one basket”. I am sure you know what it means. But, just in case you aren’t sure, it means that you should diversify […]

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Take Care of Your Health

Hi. Today I am going to talk about health and making sure you take care of it. It sounds obvious but it is very easy to let things slide. Please don’t. There is only one […]

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Encouragement for Fathers

It’s Father’s Day again and this year I want to offer some words of encouragement to the fathers. To be clear, I am not talking about mere “sperm donors” – who have been absent since […]

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Run Your Own Race

Life is like a race. However, it is a marathon and not a sprint and everyone around you is running their own marathon also. Their route will not be the same as yours, so there […]

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Perspective Is Everything

We are all familiar with the “glass half-full” or “glass half-empty” references. If you don’t know what that means, it really boils down to perspective. If you are more pessimistic, you will tend to see […]

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You Can’t Die on Every Hill

A few years ago, I heard the phrase “you have to choose the hill you are going to die on”. I had never heard that phrase before and it really resonated with me. If you […]

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See Your Blessings

Last week, I received a forwarded message from a friend and it was a reminder to “see your blessings”. After receiving the message, I thought about it and I completely agreed. There are blessings all […]

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How Much Do You Appreciate Your Mother?

It is Mother’s Day and I want to pay tribute to all the mothers today. When I was newly married and childless, my father told me “you don’t really appreciate your parents until you have […]

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