You Do Not Want to Miss This Movie

You Do Not Want to Miss This Movie

Movies entertain us. Movies captivate us. Some movies save people’s lives. Sound of Freedom is that film. You do not want to miss this movie. I knew little about Sound of Freedom when I recently joined friends at the theater. (I never want to know too much about a...
Be Kind and Do Good Anyway

Be Kind and Do Good Anyway

If only everyone in the world would be kind and do good anyway when we run into obstacles and obstinate people. The truth is, all of us can be unreasonable and self-centered at times. Yes . . . even you and me. Say it isn’t so! Yep. Truly an enduring and persistent...
Thank You, Dads!

Thank You, Dads!

Thank you, dads! You deserve our gratitude. If I could, I’d pick up my phone and call Dad right now. “Hey, Dad, do you remember feeding us as babies on the living room sofa? Which of us three kids kept you on your toes the most? Do you remember the time you . . .?” On...
Remember These Two Words

Remember These Two Words

More than 1 million words exist in the English language. I’d like you to remember just two words by the end of this post. America boasts some of the best two-word combos on the planet. Mashed potatoes. Fried chicken. Amazon Prime. Apple Inc. Walt Disney. In...
Some of the Best Advice Ever

Some of the Best Advice Ever

Some of the best advice I’ve heard? “Stay in your own lane.” I don’t remember where I first heard this sage insight, but it sure has carried me through some rough patches. And not just while driving. Recently I drove to Nebraska for a family visit/business trip, and I...
Your Last Chance

Your Last Chance

“This is your last chance. Don’t miss out!” Now doubt you’ve run across the “last chance” words warning you not to miss some fantastic savings or opportunity that you can’t possibly live without. Well, recently I encountered a different kind of last chance, one I have...
The Secret Sauce to Resolutions

The Secret Sauce to Resolutions

By now, you may have tired from New Year’s resolutions or promises to meet goals this year. You’re in good company. Nationwide surveys on how we Americans fare with our well-intentioned pledges in January find that only about 9% of us keep our annual resolutions....

You Know You’re an Adult When . . .

 “You know you’re an adult when . . . you get excited about a new microwave.” Well, that’s what the Best Buy appliance installer informed me this morning. I instantly guffawed at his comment. Chortled loudly, just shy of snorted. He’s lucky I didn’t laugh so hard that...