Purpose Matters

I heard a personal mission statement by James Dobson at Focus on the Family, back in 1984 that expresses everything needed to develop a personal mission statement that brings purpose in life. I actually used the framework to create my own legacy mission statement in...

LEGACY MATTERS: Three Components to a Developing Legacy

What do others say about you today? What will others say when you are gone? Will it be about your accomplishments, your interaction with others or about how you lived out your faith? Since I was 5 years of age I wanted to be a Major League Baseball player. Everything...

Hope Matters

This is a crazy and challenging time we live in, nothing like it in many decades. Hope is needed to navigate this time with; Covid illnesses, vaccine or no vacs, mask or no mask, job termination, small business failings, loss of loved ones, broken relationships,...

Encouragement Matters

Encouragement can come in several ways. Just a verbal word that breaths life into a person in the right moment, encouragement can be a hug, a smile, a word of support or a bible passage. It’s not common to get these affirmations in this busy world. But when you need a...

Investments Matter

The stock market has been going crazy, real estate is prime in Texas while oil is creeping up. Other new investments are coming on the scene. Having good investments is important. I’ve invested in a few things over my lifetime and some have not gone well.  But one...

Thankfulness Matters

I’m thankful that God created me with such a passion to play baseball. The quest for a successful MLB career, forced me or positioned me,  in a place to work out my issues. I couldn’t hide from them nor run. I could have quit but that was never an option. The passion...

Overcoming Matters

    Broken in spirit is good thing but not defeated in spirit. I believe one can be knocked down so much one moves from broken to defeated. “I don’t care anymore” becomes their tune. Don’t go there. But broken in spirit suggests a major undertaking can be in...

Crying Matters

Crying is not a easy subject to talk about. Crying is so personal and intimate with the one you share tears. It’s vulnerable and scary. Rejection could be the result if done in the wrong place. Shedding a tear can be with a family member, a friend or with the Lord of...

One Day at a Time Matters

It takes great mental discipline with a little help to take one day at a time. The difficulty is forward thinking; letting tomorrow’s worry’s add to today’s challenges. Nothing wrong in thinking down the road it just causes more exhaustion, more stress added to...

The Greatest Story Matters

Nothing like a great story! This is about the greatest story ever told! The result is repentance and freedom from sin. What is freedom? I’m not talking about being free from slavery although there are some benefits spiritually in being a bond servant to Christ. But...