How to Be Thankful

I struggle with being thankful, which sucks because, as a Christian, thankfulness is supposed to be a crucial piece of my life. I am grateful for the good things in my life — Rachel, Ella, Jon, an awesome job, great friends, a fantastic church — but thankfulness extends beyond just what we enjoy. It also… Continue reading How to Be Thankful

A Red, White and Blue Heart

I had a special guest speak to the students on Wednesday night. I won’t mention his name here because when I spoke well of him on Wednesday, he smiled, shook my hand, and whispered, “I’ll get you for that” – so this post probably won’t make him too happy either. I’m going to share one… Continue reading A Red, White and Blue Heart

I’d Like to Say Thank You…

I just read an article about the 10 Ways Writers Lose Blog Traffic and Alienate Readers. Despite some people who think my blog is merely a little hobby, I take writing very seriously and still have ambitions towards being published, and maintaining this blog is an important part of arriving at that goal. So when… Continue reading I’d Like to Say Thank You…

Marine’s Eye-View: We Can’t Handle The Truth And Other Thoughts

Just before Memorial Day, I wrote a post critiquing the movie A Few Good Men. I basically said that the Jack Nicholson character, Col. Nathan Jessup, was a strawman designed to make the audience dislike him, and how it might be the result of an agenda to get the American people against their brothers-in-arms. I… Continue reading Marine’s Eye-View: We Can’t Handle The Truth And Other Thoughts