Without Vision

A gentleman I have come to know over the last 8 months or so wanted to start a business in an industry in which he knew nothing about. Johnny, we'll call him, was initially seeking help from one of the service providers in this particular industry. He called around town but never received a call … Continue reading Without Vision

Fly Anyway

"According to the laws of aerodynamics, the bumblebee can't fly either, but the bumblebee doesn't know anything about the laws of aerodynamics, so it goes ahead and flies anyway."  -Igor Sikorsky I don't know much about bumblebees. I do know that when I see more than two or more of them in a general area, … Continue reading Fly Anyway

The Gifts We Never Opened

Autumn has always been my favorite time of year. The weather is just right bringing no abundance of heat or cold. The transition from summer to autumn provides nature lovers an exquisite array of colors of leaves boasting their beauty before falling aimlessly to the ground. The main reason, however, that I like this time … Continue reading The Gifts We Never Opened

From the Wilderness to The Kingdom

Transformation Before Conformation One of the most challenging tasks for my wife and I as parents in today’s society is competing for our children’s moral stability. There are distractions outside the home, the wilderness, that steal away our children’s focus. These distractions disassemble the structure that parents like us strive to keep in tact. We live … Continue reading From the Wilderness to The Kingdom

Shackled Freedom

Yesterday I read a spiritually intriguing post from Strategic Journey that touched on a few aspects of my life. The post, "Allegory of the Cave" took me on a reflective journey of the cave I once resided and the people I have left behind. As explained by the author, "Being restricted is symbolic to the … Continue reading Shackled Freedom

Molded Faces

Halloween is such an exciting time for kids. Retail establishments load the shelves with a plethora of costumes and masks. Some of the masks are absolutely hideous while others teeter to the funny side. Should we even mention the haunted houses and trails that come into existence around Halloween? As my uncle would say, “I’m … Continue reading Molded Faces

The New Slave Master

In September of 2010, I explored the subject of slavery from a perspective much different than what we commonly know the term as. This post was published elsewhere on the web. However, I decided to revisit the subject of slavery" and share it here. The diagram to the left is an illustration of a MIDI … Continue reading The New Slave Master

Progress Toward Financial Stability

It’s no secret. I have a financial biography that seems not to agree with my character. Yes, I’m a nice guy when you meet me in person and depending on what day it is and the time, I might even look nice by the clothes that adorn my chubby frame. I walk upright with confidence … Continue reading Progress Toward Financial Stability