Sir Edmond Hillary said, “It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.” Do hard things. Dare greatly. Climb to new heights, not so the world can see you, but so that you can see the world. Higher perspectives always transform your soul and that’s what the climb is really about. Oh, and if you’re […]Read more "Climb that Mountain"
GREAT marriages don’t happen accidentally. They go from GOOD to GREAT only through intentional investment! This weekend will be one of the greatest investments you may ever make. Casey and I would love to have you join us March 13-14 in Cincinnati! ❤️REGISTRATION❤️: Go to https://www.apministries.com/marriageconference/Read more "Marriage Investment"
When I was 14, I made this wild, crazy commitment to “not kiss a girl until she was my wife.” It was hard, but I kept it. So my very first kiss was to this woman – on the wedding alter – the day we wed. You were worth the wait. You were woman I […]Read more "I love you the way a drowning man loves air."
In time of test, family is best. In my hardest challenges, I want these three in my corner. They are the greatest gift God has given me. My dearest wife, is the most loving person I know. She teaches me to be other-centered and a better friend. My son, gets me out of my work […]Read more "In Time of Test, Family is Best!"
Parents are the bows from which their children are sent forth. The best thing you can do for your “living arrows,” is to mend and strengthen yourself. How far can an arrow go shot from a broken bow? Children learn more from what you are than what you teach. Who are you? Listen to your […]Read more "Soul Kindness"
Here’s an update on the book agency I was hoping to work with. While they love my writing (and one of the 5 partners was gung-ho for my work) collectively they try to discipline themselves only to take projects for which they are confident they can obtain an advance of $100,000. They were not confident […]Read more "DAY #191: 90 DAY BOOK JOURNEY (AFTER THE MANUSCRIPT IS DONE)"
Waiting… I hate waiting. Waiting to hear back. Wondering if the news will be what I desire or not. There’s part of me that has high hopes, strong faith and is incredibly optimistic, but then there’s a part of me that wants to remain grounded, be practical, and realistic. Why? It seems like it’s internally […]Read more "DAY #176: 90 DAY BOOK JOURNEY (AFTER THE MANUSCRIPT IS DONE)"
DOOR #3: 🚪 The partners of the book agency firm are meeting on Tuesday to discuss taking me on as a new writer. I’ve been asked to make a few edits to my book proposal, so that’s what I’m doing today. ✏️ Tuesday (Jan 21) is a big day! Would love your prayers. 🙏🏽 Pre-orders […]Read more "DAY #172: 90 DAY BOOK JOURNEY (AFTER THE MANUSCRIPT IS DONE)"
I met with the book agent (I really want to work with) for the second time last night. We talked for an hour and a half. He’s a really great guy. (His agency firm is one of the top in the Christian book market.) And… I made it through the second door 🚪 and he’s […]Read more "DAY #170: 90 DAY BOOK JOURNEY (AFTER THE MANUSCRIPT IS DONE)"
Tomorrow, I meet with the book agent (I really want to work with) for the second time. I made it through the first door and now on to the second. The greatest gift to me would be your prayers! 🔥🙏🏽🔥Please pray for favor for the meeting tomorrow and, ultimately, that I get paired with the […]Read more "DAY #168: 90 DAY BOOK JOURNEY (AFTER THE MANUSCRIPT IS DONE)"