5 ways to Raise Good kids in a crazy world

The year is 2018 and the time is super crazy. We are living in a chaotic time. We have a leader, President Donald Trump, of the free world that says anything unfiltereed that flows from his lips. Loose lips sink ships Do you feel like this ship is sinking quickly? I know I do. Sometimes I feel numb and not in control. I’ve never felt this nervous and anxious about life like I do now. I fear for my kids future. Are you trekking with me? As I’m typing this…

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Fasting for the New Year

#DanielFast It’s that time of the year again, when most churches engage in a corporate fast. Fasting, in biblical terms, is a time where you diligently seek God. Believers put aside their flesh and give back to God, that which is already his. In biblical times, many fasted and prayed. Not only is fasting good for you spiritually, but also physically. It can assist you in weightloss and health. It can lower cholesterol and blood pressure too. So, if you want to lose weight, why not incorporate some spiritual health…

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Finding Strength through witnessing Physical Abuse

COLLABORATION WITH A PURPOSE  – 12 Bloggers 1 Goal – Strength In a small suburbia city, attending a predominantly white race school,  I thought I was a bit privileged growing up.   We owned a house, a microwave, several nice cars, and even dogs.   I can’t remember ever wanting anything that my parents were unable to provide. An African American family of four.   A father and a mother who were both present in the home.  A mother who was classy, smart, and beautiful.  A father who was  smart…

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Being Normal is not an option

Do you try to fit in with friends or co-workers? If ;you don’t, do you know someone that does? Everyone wants to be liked to some degree.  It’s not just our kids that want to fit in, if we take a moment and be honest with ourselves, we may admit that we want to be liked too. How many times have you posted something on Facebook to go back several times to see how many likes that photo or post received? It doesn’t go unnoticed — some people can post something and receive…

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Appreciating

What a key to contentment.  Mankind works for it, longs for it, even steals for it; yet it’s available to you all the time.  Appreciating is valuing what is considered commonplace.  It is enjoying what you already have, who or where you already are.  Appreciating grows the value of things simply by being thankful.  It sees gems where others see rocks.  It looks for something to be grateful about.  Appreciating tells a friend the value you see in them; before they see it in themselves.  “I sure appreciate you” is…

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Thinking

What an immense power seldom used.  Thinking takes what we don’t know, compares it to what we do know and creates a brand new batch of new know.  It takes an idea and leans on it, exploits it, looks at it from every angle without scaffolding and then supplies awesome understanding.  Thinking is its own reward.  Thinking is the gateway to the heart…as a man thinks, so is he. Thinking can be deliberate, random, playful, soulful.  It reaches down into the fabric of the soul and creates something that wasn’t…

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Act Like a Success Think Like a Success Book Review

Steve Harvey is an American comedian, actor, TV host, radio personality, and author.  Steve Harvey is currently married and has children; therefore, he fits in our category of Dads on the Go.  He is a Christian man that loves the Lord.   I listen to Steve Harvey almost every morning, while preparing breakfast and lunch for my son. Mr. Harvey has a radio show 102.3 located in Los Angeles, CA.  He has many stories to tell.  He discusses how he accomplished his dreams and found his God given gift in his book entitled ” Act Like…

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Easter isn’t over until I say So

How do you like those apples? Easter isn’t over until I say so.  What do you mean Easter isn’t over?  There are several events that lead up to Easter and then there’s Easter Sunday and then, it’s supposed to be a closed case.  Well, this year I’m extending the festivities so I can post one more very important blog post. You see, it all starts with ” I LOVE MY CHURCH” – Yep, I really do.  What’s best of all is that my church had one of the most fantastic…

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