Dirt in the Eyes: A Christlike Remedy

blind man walking on street

One of my favorite Bible stories is when Christ heals the blind man by the pool. I hope we can all take the time to recognize the symbolism this story has within the journey of self-mastery.

Parable of Spilled Milk

spilled milk on counter

Spilled Milk: Atonement Analogy One day, when my daughter was about 4 or 5 years old, she wanted to have a “big girl” moment. She was wearing her cute little dance recital dress from last year at the time, so when she climbed up onto the kitchen counter, her red tutu stuck out so cute! […]

4 Simple Ways to Stay Motivated During Down Times

man running in the rain

One of the hardest things to do is to stay motivated during down times or in the off season.  I know because it is one of my biggest challenges. So, here are 4 simple ways to keep your fire burning: Take a break from whatever sport you compete in.  “Absence makes the heart grow stronger.” […]

Teaching Children about Healthy Intimacy

Children reading a book

Parents play an integral part in establishing healthy attachment and developing balanced intimacy for children. Here are three guidelines to help teach children. Parents play an integral part in establishing healthy attachment and developing balanced intimacy for our children. According to Walker, Busby, Lovett and Carol, Experts on human intimacy, balanced intimacy is comprised of […]

Parenting: Why do kids turn out the way they do?

Inner City street

I agonized over this questions for some time, especially when I compared two extreme cases. While I was a missionary in inner-city Detroit, I met a young man that defied all logic.  He was about 13 years old.  He lived with his alcoholic grandmother, and nobody really knew what happened to his parents. He had […]