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

Invisible Vision

"It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye"                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    - Antoine de Saint Exupery I am a wearer of spectacles. I absolutely have to wear them. I've worn them for as long as I can remember; perhaps back to 7th grade. I didn't want … Continue reading Invisible Vision

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