20 Years Chasing The Wrong Dream

What Is Holding You Back? In December of 2005, I published a blog article titled, "What Is Holding You Back?" The post was a brief discussion about what keeps us from achieving our dreams. I guess I didn’t put two and two together back then, or did I? Born To Create The longer I pursue […]

My Daily Writing Goal For 2022

In a prior post, Grind – My Focus For 2022, I laid out some very general goals I had for 2022 at that time. My promise was that I would follow up with SMART goals. As a refresh, a SMART goal is Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, and Time-based. At the time, my post was me […]

Grind – My Focus For 2022

Every year at Life.Church, Senior Pastor Craig Groeschel preaches a message titled 30-Second Theology. This message plays off the Super Bowl and the commercials that Americans love to watch this time of year. In his message, Pastor Craig uses commercials to teach biblical truth. Each year Pastor Craig challenges viewers to pick one commercial which […]


Conforming. It sounds like such a dirty word. The truth is we are taught to conform a good part of our lives. As kids, we conform to the clothing styles of that time. As kids trying to please parents, we conform to what our parents want us to be. The preconceived notions we possess keep […]

Living a Life With No Obligations

Each and every day we make choices that shape our lives. We decide to go to sleep, to eat, to watch TV, and to read. In the same way, we make choices as to go to work, to school, or to stay at home. You may make choices not to do something. Sometimes those choices […]

Life Changing Goals for 2012

It’s that time of year when everyone is talking about their resolutions for the new year. How many times have you heard the question, “What is your resolution?” My next question would be, do you really take resolutions like these seriously? We all have things in our lives that we would like to be different. […]

Speak to the Slides

How many times do you go to some sort of presentation or speech and watch the speaker fiddle with the slides to where it slows if not halts the presentation. It makes you wonder who is running the show. For many speakers, this ruins the tone and outcome of the presentation. Some, the few, adapt […]

By Now – Part 1

Sometimes, when you look at your life you may have discussion with yourself. No, not like you’re the crazy one talking to yourself on the street corner. I am referring to the internal conversation that goes on inside your head. I believe that sometimes we tell ourselves certain things that are more powerful than we […]