Controlling FEAR Matters

On a recent blog I talked about my struggle to overcome a childhood background laced with fear. The subject is worth talking about because it’s so prevalent in today’s culture. More so since Covid took center stage.  I had the fortunate opportunity of playing MLB in...

Stepping Into Your Legacy Matters

If you have ever been opposed or felt negative influence against you, you’re probably on track to fulfilling your destiny. If one shies away from problems or struggles you probably will not find it! There are spiritual forces fighting against us all the time to not...

“I Know that I Know” Matters

  Are you sure of anything? Think about it a second. In this season of spin by media and culture, what is there to believe? Is it possible that you think you know but actually don’t know? What do you know about yourself? Is there anything you are really certain...

FAITH over fear MATTERS

  Fear is a great motivator and the opposite of faith. Man uses fear to control and motivate in many unhealthy ways resulting in a lack of trusting God’s faithfulness and goodness. Faith trust and expects the best scenarios that only God can provide! The Bible...

Friendship Matters

The great former Yankee Hall of Fame catcher Bill Dickey died in ‘93 at age 86. I had the opportunity to meet Bill in Cooperstown in 1986. The ‘85 World Champion Royals, of which I was a member, were in Cooperstown as part of the annual HOF festivities. I met Bill in...

TRUTH MATTERS

Truth Matters I’ve discovered that one of the greatest joys in live is giving a voice to thought, passion arises.  It’s a gift to enjoy and at least a current freedom.  I’ve spent a lifetime playing games for a living,The most innocent games were played in the...
IDENTITY SPEAKS VOLUMES

IDENTITY SPEAKS VOLUMES

Names are important. Have you ever noticed how, when you get someone’s name wrong, they generally correct you right away? Calling a person by name communicates their value. Years ago, I attended a Dale Carnegie class because of my inability to remember names, probably...
IDENTITY SPEAKS VOLUMES

My Dad My Hero

Legacy Playbook – Day 2 My dad was my hero, as most kids want their dad to be. I desired an intimate connection with him, desperately wanted his notice, and sought his affirmation. He worked hard at two jobs just to provide for necessities. He never took time...

Passion

My Land of Innocence was located across the street from a ballpark. By age five, baseball was a passion—my first love. The ballpark became my second home. In the summer, there was seldom a time when I wasn’t the first kid in the park in the morning and the last one to...
Championing Your Child’s Future Part 2:

Championing Your Child’s Future Part 2:

3 Ways to Help your Child develop GRIT Venture back with me to that day in college soon after an amateur draft– the day my wife and I were having lunch with a professional scout. After some small talk, the scout made his presentation and offered me a pro contract. You...