Archive for November 2013

"One Way"

God really spoke to me in 2005. That summer I was coming off a divorce and one of the craziest rides ever. I had not yet accepted Jesus and I had just started coming to Harvest Bible Chapel. I was talking to Amy at this point but we had not actually started dating. I was... Read more »

This Is My Bible...

The other day I heard a phenomenal message at church called “The Secret To a Joyful Life”. Feel free to listen or watch it here. The Secret To a Joyful Life There was a part of the message where Pastor James MacDonald had us all hold up our Bibles and recite the following. I agree... Read more »

"Cancer Never Stood A Chance Against Her"

I was reminded again today about a friend of my oldest child who passed away 3 years ago from cancer. She was 11 years old. I had met Lindsey Eyles several times and to say her smile brightened the room is an understatement. Not that I needed a reminder to think of her. I think... Read more »

Taking On the Ironman To Celebrate Being Cancer Free

In 2006, I was going for my follow up colonoscopy for follow up to my stage 3 colon cancer.  While in the waiting room, I was thinking about what I was going to do to celebrate my 5-year cancer free date the following year. That was when I saw a Triathlete magazine sitting on the... Read more »

"Man Up"

A few weeks ago, I went to a men’s conference called “Act Like Men”. This was a call out to men in a godly way about stepping up our game and being real men. It was shortly after I returned from that amazing weekend that while picking up my kids from school, I overheard a... Read more »

Did Someone Really Sue His Wife Over An "UGLY" Child And Win?!?!

I am still trying to grasp the guy mentioned in this article Man Sues WIfe Over Ugly Kids I refuse to call him a parent because a parent would NEVER do the kind of thing that this guy did. Suing his childrens mother because his kids aren’t good looking enough for him?!?! WHAT??????? Genesis 1:27... Read more »

"You Have Cancer"-Reflections On My Cancerversary

James 1:2-4 Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing. Today is my “Cancerversary”. A lot of cancer people use this term... Read more »

Amy's Grace=AMYzing Grace

“A man doesn’t own his marriage; he is only the steward of his wife’s love.”- Edwin Louis Cole My wife has the ability to do so many things. Her smile and laugh can lift me up to such great heights. Her support when I need it is unmatched by anyone or anything. She does more... Read more »

Has Anyone Seen My Motivation?

1 Timothy 4:8 for while bodily training is of some value, godliness is of value in every way, as it holds promise for the present life and also for the life to come. I know that there is a let down after finishing a marathon. After finishing 21 of them, I know what to expect... Read more »