During the football season we celebrate two great holidays in Thanksgiving and Christmas. When spring arrives we look forward to Mother’s and Father’s Day. Then the summer brings the Fourth of July. However, one holiday in the spring sometimes gets lost in the shuffle. Here are my thoughts why I consider Easter the most important […]
Christmas is right around the corner. This is always a special time to spend with family. Over the years, my family has established several holiday traditions. Here are some of our favorites.
Today, I want to take time to remember all the things I’m thankful for…including you. To each of you who read the Play of the Day emails and attend an All Pro Dad’s Day, I really appreciate all you do for your family and your work to be the best father you can be. Keep […]
With college football kicking off tonight, I thought I’d share some highlights that the University of Minnesota posted of my time as a player. This footage brings back great memories for me and I think you’ll agree it’s definitely a Throwback Thursday clip. That was a glimpse of my time in the game, why don’t you […]
To all of you who are fathers, I want to wish you a Happy Father’s Day. Growing up, I didn’t appreciate all that my dad did. But now that I’m grown, I see just how much he did for our family. I want to encourage you to enjoy time with your family and celebrate […]
I can still remember the day I heard that Dr. Martin Luther King was killed. As a kid, I was frustrated and upset. Fortunately, my father shared some great advice with me and encouraged me to ask the question, “How can I make it better?” when situations in life are uncertain and disappointing. Here […]
Because I grew up in the 1960’s, in the middle of the Civil Rights Movement, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day has always had a special meaning to me. I can still remember, as a 12 year old in my hometown of Jackson, Michigan, hearing the news that Dr. King had been killed. And it […]
Have you ever contemplated the purpose of life? It is easy to feel as if you are walking aimlessly and become discouraged in the process. I believe that my life’s purpose is to honor the Lord and lead other people to love and honor Him with their lives as well. Here are more of […]
It was one of the biggest choices in my life and I had to answer a lot of questions: was this person right for me? Did I really enjoy spending time with them? Did we share the same values and goals? Was I willing to lose them to someone else if I didn’t make […]
Where were you on September 11th, 2001? Ten years after the September 11th attacks, we remember the many lives lost on that fateful day.