Archive for May 2013

Gods blessings are there when I open my eyes to see them

Yesterday was one of those days where I truly saw the blessings that God has given me. Now keep in mind that nothing has changed, except the way that I looked at the day. Romans 12:2 Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing... Read more »

When the son becomes the teacher

I recently had the pleasure of watching my oldest son win an award at school. The award was an American Legion Award for Citizenship. He had no idea that he was getting an award, which made seeing him get this an even cooler experience. I’m not sure how it happened but he is getting ready... Read more »

God's answer to spiritual warfare

I recently posted on how I have some serious spiritual warfare going on in my life. Here is a link. I feel good about speaking my truth about the struggles that I have been having lately. I know that I am not alone in these attacks of spiritual warfare and to a certain extent,... Read more »

My struggle with spiritual warfare

I have been putting off writing this blog because I thought I could handle things on my own. Clearly I cannot and I now think it is best that I make my struggle public to those that care about me, and my family. I have made my problem known to a few people but the... Read more »

My open letter to my wife for Mother's Day

Dear Amy, I’m not quite sure what to say here because mere words cannot express how I feel about watching you as a mom. I still remember that Sunday in September, 2005 when I pulled up in the parking lot across from Harvest. Going to that church that morning could be the single best choice... Read more »

Not Everyone is "Running For Boston"

Why does it take something like the Boston bombing to get the attention of some runners? I have been a runner since 2002. I started running when I finished 6 months of chemotherapy. I signed up for a marathon as a F U to cancer. I’m not a fast runner at all. My marathon PR... Read more »

From recovery to training to...

So the time has come for me to switch gears from “recovering” to “training”. I have the Chicago marathon in October and other running events coming up this summer. I had foot surgery in November to correct a pretty severe bunion on my right foot. At some point, I need to do the left one... Read more »