Category Archives: addiction/recovery

Five Reasons to Bring Me to Your Church, School, or Organization to Speak

Whatever your reasons, I know you are already considering seeking some kind of guidance or encouragement from me – you’re reading my blog post. So, I think it’s safe to assume you (and probably several others you know) could use some inspiration and direction. Given that, here are five reasons to consider bringing me to speak to you and your people in your church, school, or other organizational community. Continue reading

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Seven Tips for Discussing Weed with Your Teen

If you don’t want your kids smoking weed, you need to take charge of leading them in a better direction. Here are some of the most important points to include in your discussions with your kids about smoking/vaping: Continue reading

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Nine Minutes

Nine Minutes.  I just set a timer giving me nine minutes to write this blog post. Nine Minutes. As of today, this is how long it takes me to run a mile.  You may think that a “good” or a … Continue reading

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Just a second…

I’m sure I’m not the only parent who feels frustrated at so frequently hearing, “Just a second…” in response to an instruction to turn off the digital device and come to the table, get in the car, get out of … Continue reading

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Today

Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself.  Each day has enough trouble of its own.  – Jesus (Matthew 6:34 NIV) Such profoundly simply wisdom.  And yet, for some reason, so easy to discard in favor … Continue reading

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Grasp the Sword!

The once strong, commanding king now sits in bewilderment.  The faces of family and friends around him are deeply familiar, yet he can’t quite place them.  He feels as though he has just been roused from a deep sleep.  This … Continue reading

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Me, My Selfie, and I

Here is my latest interview on WAFB.  I will follow this up with a written post this week. On mobile devices, click on this first link. WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Louisiana News, Weather, Sports

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Character

Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.     – John Wooden I have one of those inspirational quote a day apps … Continue reading

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Changing Seasons

I simply love the changing of seasons.  It’s one of those elements of God’s earthly creation that makes me marvel, smile, and tip my hat to Him.  And my favorite season change has got to be the change from summer … Continue reading

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Vintage Parenting 101: Have A Healthy Holiday Season

As a part of my efforts to increase the accessibility of my website, I am re-posting articles from my old Parenting 101 page as stand-alone blog posts on the main site. October 30, 2007 – “Have a Healthy Holiday Season” … Continue reading

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