I hate TV!  It is filled with more nonsense than beneficial content.  Television distracts instead of educate. My wife compelled me to watch one of her stay at home wife programs, Dr. Phil. The showed featured a young man by the name of Dominick, his mother and grandmo...

June 15, 2018

For many people, the quest for personal growth comes after a wake-up call. Sometimes it’s the death of a loved one, a divorce, or a battle

with substance abuse; other times, it’s health-related. No matter what your motivations are for improving your life, it’s important...

September 5, 2017

Many would probably say “No” because the brakes you thought you needed were created because of all the things you perceived as obstacles.  You probably placed other cars, pedestrians, stop signs and stop lights and every other obstruction that you could conceive on thi...

August 31, 2017

Gimme my money back!  This shit ain’t working!  Have you ever hit a point in your relationship where you wanted OUT!  At what point did you know the relationship was defective?  Was it them or you?  Did you make this investment with an expectation that you’d be in the...

August 17, 2017

When in the market to purchase a vehicle, do you look for the feeling or the purpose?  “I can see myself in this” “I can turn heads with this” or “Can I get all the groceries, family trips accomplished in this?” This is a relationship. In fact, many women and men enter...

Where does inspiration come from? Is it initiated by our environment or does it begin from within? I often find reasons to ask myself the questions that I do not readily have the answers to. Such as, why did I have to go through that in order to learn this? Whatever th...

During my career as a police officer I recall moments when compassion and a second chance were warranted. It was through law enforcement that I realized character is not always accurately reflected by a criminal record or a bad decision. I have learned that people func...

"Reports like this further complicate the efforts for building community trust."

At what point and time do incidents like this evolve into pride versus enforcing a violation against a minor.  I know firsthand that the news only reports half the story but reports like th...

It dawned on me one morning that my purpose as a human being is to serve others and not myself however I wonder… "Am I worthy enough?" I have made a ton of “good” mistakes during my years. Today, I categorize these mistakes as detours toward my purpose.   My mistakes w...

I think the need for love and success are universal but our experiences distinguish how we achieve them. Experiences are like hands that mold clay. They shape who we become. All of us are being molded right now by our experiences. Many people tend to categorize these e...

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