I brought up Dr. (Reverend) Martin Luther King Jr. again today when talking to my son about the news. Each morning, we try to watch and discuss a portion of the news so that he can practice developing and articulating his thoughts but also so that he knows a little bit about what is goingContinue reading A small tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. through family discussions, speeches, and personal influences
Not sure if it was the length of time we spent hiking or just that it was our first time here but I had a few thoughts strike me as I was journeying along. Most of the time my family was waaay ahead of me because somebody had to stop every few moments capturing everything.Continue reading Hiking Mount Apsan reflections: 1. slow down 2. share your difficulties too
What are you passionate about? Wouldn’t it be great to get PAID doing what you love? I have a lot of interests. A lot. But when I narrow down what might work for me as far as getting paid in the future, I’m thinking of writing and being on church staff. Yes, I’d be willingContinue reading Facing the military retirement transition Part 2: What are you passionate about?
On this date 10 years ago, I was officially honorably discharged from my time in the military. This is a look back at the names, uniforms and campaign slogans used during my 12 years of Active duty US Army service. I’m still serving today but in a different way. I was called many names duringContinue reading A look back at my former military life review: names called, uniforms worn, recruiting campaign slogans changed.
“What is your dream job?” I asked a new friend I was getting to know in the car ride back from D.C. just last night. She shared her thoughts and I gave her some of mine. “Have you ever heard of the Mercy Ships?” She hadn’t so I began to explain what it was andContinue reading Mercy Ships- Maybe one day…
Tonight I led worship again for the men and women at our local assisted living facility. I’ve been welcomed to come and play there as a part of a devotional time by a member of our church. Looking back through my emails, I see my first time there for this was back in Jan 2017;Continue reading A thankful perspective