Inspirational Archives

Handling the Storms and Rainy Days of Fatherhood

rainy day

Being a dad is not a walk in the park. Every day is not bright and sunny. There are rainy days and stormy seasons. It’s all part of fatherhood. Growing up, I remember hearing the phrase, “April showers bring May flowers.” It reminds us that although April is typically … Continue reading…

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One Shining Moment: Filling Your Life with Many

Dad and Son Playing Basketball

“The ball is tipped and there you are you’re running for your life you’re a shooting star” Some of you read those words and began to sing (or hum) the rest of the words to the song. For those of you who don’t recognize the lyrics, they are from … Continue reading…

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The Power of Laughter

Bill Cosby quote on humor

“Through humor, you can soften some of the worst blows life delivers. And once you find laughter, no matter how painful your situation might be, you can survive it.” – Bill Cosby. Is being a comedian part of a parent’s job description? Are we supposed to make our children … Continue reading…

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Have You Given Up on Your 2014 Goals Already?

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The first quarter of 2014 is almost over. Wow! By now you are either well on your way to accomplishing everything you set out to do, or you’re coming up a little short. Hopefully the former, but the following info says probably not. Research reported in Forbes suggests that … Continue reading…

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Life’s Storms, the Lord, and Betty Ford

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I came across an interview with Johnny Cash on the David Letterman Show. In the segment, Cash described the period in his life when he came very close to death due to an extreme addiction. He painted a dire picture of a man at rock bottom and near extinction. … Continue reading…

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