“Keynotes” are my brief comments about life and recovery and are intended to provide insight, inspiration, wisdom or humor to your day. Today’s keynote simply asks you to remember how “Key” your Higher Power is to your day. I imagine that God would love to empower you, as best as you’re able, to be kind […]

Happy Father’s Day to you gentlemen! As I contemplate the meaning of the day and some of the experiences that have come with being “Papa” or “Daddie,” here are a few things that come to mind: Father’s Day means I’ve prayed for your safe arrival, learned how to feed, burp, change and “over-protect” you. It […]

It’s June and many brides and bridegrooms will be walking down the aisle of a church repeating vows and entering into marriage to start a new life together. Having been married for 25 years, I can only imagine the adventures and challenges, the rewards and heartaches but hopefully, the immense joy that the couples will […]

A few days ago we lost a great man who through his love, wit and professionalism has impacted and inspired many of us to live healthier and saner lives. I’m sad that we’ll not have the opportunity to see John in person, but I have gratitude that the body of work he created will forever […]

Just a few words to encourage you to press on, continue forward and to celebrate any form of self-care work that you are doing in the garden of your life! You are worth it and so is the outcome you are striving to achieve! Each day I have the opportunity to sit with people who […]

Tomorrow marks the end of an era in the NBA (National Basketball Association) as one of its favorite sons, Kobe Bryant, is retiring at the age of 37 after 20 seasons of very productive play. Like any L.A. Lakers fan, especially if you lived in Los Angeles during the time he played, Kobe’s departure from the […]

“Because of our love for you we were ready to share with you not only the Good News from God but even our own lives. You were so dear to us!” – 1 Thessalonians 2:8 (Good News) Just a brief comment to say thank you for reading the posts that I have shared with you […]

The start of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament got me to thinking about my own personal bracket. Well, here it is!  I think I have a winner!  What’s in your Bracket? 1 Corinthians 13:4-8 “Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not […]

Like many of you, I have now viewed more Presidential debates during this election season than I have ever viewed in my life. After viewing hours of debates of both the Republican and Democratic parties, I am convinced more than ever that the next President of the United States needs…my prayers (and your prayers, and the […]

Today is St. Valentines Day, and many of us will be celebrating the day by giving flowers, cards, chocolates, lunches, dinners and other precious gifts to the people who are the love of our life. I truly hope you enjoy the day and all that it brings you and yours as you convey to them […]