Force-fed Religion

So many have been force-fed religious beliefs, which often creates a barrier between them and God. Faith is a relationship, not someone else’s projected beliefs… Let’s break down some faith barriers!

THOSE LITTLE MOMENTS

I was almost thirteen years old as I stood in the outfield of a baseball diamond in Carmel, Indiana. My team was playing for the state championship, and a chance to represent Indiana in the Little League World Series. We won that game. The journey of that summer was incredible. Winning our city tournament, followed…

A Green Hue

I’m driving down the highway. The sky is clear and the sun is shining. Only a slight chill was noticeable this morning. The past few days were overcast with wind and rain. All I can seemingly do is to reflect on the laundry list of tasks that need my attention today, not to mention tomorrow’s…

Overcommitted

Several years ago I was anxiety-ridden to an extreme. I was at one point even medicated for my anxiousness, especially pertaining to situational OCD. I would literally fear things like health issues so frequently that I’d manifest symptoms, which worsened over time. I eventually got off medication once my mind could recognize and rationalize my…

How Bright is Your Light?

How Bright is YOUR Light? We could all be considered a lamp, yet we shine most from the inside, not from seeking fulfillment on the outside. Join me for a quick story and subsequent realizations about what matters most in life!

The State of My Union

I had a great time in Breckenridge over the long weekend with family and Britt. I hadn’t snowboarded in over a year, given the fact I live in Scottsdale, AZ. I took a nasty spill day one. I honestly don’t remember how I fell on the side of my head because it happened so fast….

God and Sports

I grew up playing competitive sports. Baseball, basketball, track, cross country and even Taekwondo. Numerous times throughout my own experiences playing sports I prayed for help. I asked God to help me be the best athlete on given days. I asked God to bless my teams. I asked God to keep everyone healthy and safe…

CNN vs FOX

We are currently in Breckenridge for a family vacation. This was a Christmas present from someone being very generous. Evidently time together as a family is more meaningful than buying a bunch of gifts. Who would’ve thought? 🙂 Here’s to snowboarding the next few days with no injuries, yet being the Good Kind of Crazy…

KOBE

So sad today at the passing of Kobe Bryant.

God’s Work

Do people put you down? Does someone in your life dismiss your dreams? We can still choose to shine bright!