When Life Becomes More Than We Can Handle

I was watching an episode of “The Boys” last week, when Starlight’s Mom says to her, “God doesn’t give us more than we can handle.”  And, I had to press pause. “God doesn’t give us more than we can handle.”  Have you ever heard someone say that to someone else in a time of tragedy, … Continue reading When Life Becomes More Than We Can Handle

What Would Ol’ Jack Burton Do In a Situation Like This?

Catalysts, deliberate or unintentional, real or perceived can affect our actions, alter our plans, and divert our approach.  It’s like when I bought my first house.  It took a lot of sacrifice and hard work to make that happen and it was a fixer-upper.  $80k. Yep.    One day, I was installing a screen door … Continue reading What Would Ol’ Jack Burton Do In a Situation Like This?

Failing on Purpose and the Importance of Trusting Yourself

Towards the end of eighth grade, I met with my counselor and went over options for which high school I’d attend.  With my grades, it was assumed I’d go right up the street to the vo-tech based high school.  Mmm, not for me.  Besides, it was in my neighborhood and my neighborhood sucked.  I wanted … Continue reading Failing on Purpose and the Importance of Trusting Yourself