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Discovering what a failure we were when we did our best can be very sobering. Being the absent father, husband, son, trying to figure out how to put enough food on the table, make the right career choices and even trying to work out who we are can take it’s tole. All along we thought we were doing our best and then we find out we crossed so many lines to end… Read More

A society where fathers are absent, the next generation struggles with identity. We acknowledge that prisons are predominantly filled with men. Not necessarily are all these men evil but most have very little references of restraint, tough love, discipline and purpose. Men have an innate desire to hunt, protect and provide. Men definitely are created uniquely different from women who have an innate desire to birth, nurture and domesticate. While both sound… Read More

Years ago I heard this quote ‘A person convinced against their will is of the same opinion still’, implying, we can’t make people see what we want them to see. Having an attitude that we are always right or our way is the only way creates all sorts of road blocks in life. 1. Parents do this to their children until the children resist and pushback 2. Bosses have this with their… Read More

A human being has the capacity to do all sorts of atrocities in the course of survival. A human being also has the capacity to show all sorts of empathy and sacrifice to equally thrive as a species. The first reflects a ME generation the second reflects an US generation. There is nothing new under the sun and when Jesus says “Love your enemies and pray for those that persecute you”, He… Read More

The power of being a free soul, giving at every opportunity. The following words are given regarding forgiveness and how we give it in abundance. “Give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over, will be poured into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured to you.” Open doors so others can be free The moment we grasp… Read More

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