A stone is broken by the last stroke of the hammer. That doesn’t mean that the first stroke was useless! Living in a world where instant gratification is the name of the game, has lead to a society that rarely knows the meaning of discipline and diligence. We are surrounded by a “quick fix” and … More Diligence


It is curious that physical courage is so common in the world, yet moral courage, so rare. It blows me away to see the crazy, scary things that people get up to in the world. These insane stunts include: The deepest underwater dive of 830 feet… without a breathing apparatus. He held his breathe for … More Courage

Turn Around

Repentance means to be humbled inwardly, and visibly reformed. After being in Australia for about 8 years, we had to travel to Albury. Our boys were both playing in the Victorian Country Soccer Championships over a weekend. Bev used Google maps to make sure that we got there, but after about 3 hours of driving, … More Turn Around

No consequences

It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to notice that there is a strong promotion of entitlement, and a slow but steady drift-away from consequence in large portions of society today. Let me be the first to admit that in the past, gender inequality, racism and social hierarchy were atrocious ways of mistreating certain groups of … More No consequences

How Great…

“Stop trusting in man, who has but a breath in his nostrils. Of what account is he?” There are 2 ways that we can live our lives. The first is “How great am I.” It’s about putting all the focus on ourselves and living lives to impress others. When we choose to go this route, … More How Great…