Get Real Series, Lessons Learned, Top 10

All My Failures in 2017

Well, it's that time of year. Mostly the time that people reflect on all the things they have accomplished in the past 12 months. It's a great time to update your friends at a distance what all has been going on. Nothing wrong with that...in fact, it's a great way to realize all that you… Continue reading All My Failures in 2017

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Get Real Series, Lessons Learned

Sometimes There Are No Answers

2+2 will forever and always = 4. No matter the number of new ways that surface to teach the concept (and there are apparently several in the past decade, just ask your teacher friends) the answer will ALWAYS be the same. Consistent. Predictable. Secure. Always. Don't you wish everything in life was like that? Definite,… Continue reading Sometimes There Are No Answers

Biblical Truths, Get Real Series, Lessons Learned

Eclipses – Be The Light

The next post in the "Be the Light" series examines a recent phenomenon that most of us in these parts (south) experienced to some degree or another. The ECLIPSE! I'll admit it, I was not into all the hype, in fact, I was pretty much in denial about the whole thing. Instead, I was the… Continue reading Eclipses – Be The Light

Exposed Series, Get Real Series, Life Candy

Unwrapped

Have you ever stared at a beautifully wrapped package? Just gazed at it as the light reflects on the shiny paper creating a twinkling effect on the opposite wall. Have you studied the shiny ribbon, so perfectly tied into a bow fit for the Queen herself? Wondered, Dreamed of what the special package held inside?… Continue reading Unwrapped

All the Feels, Get Real Series

Cry Me a River

Do you watch Netflix? What about Amazon Prime? Yeah, me too. The other night I stumbled upon a movie - "I'll See You in My Dreams". It was a decent movie and passed the 2 hrs that I was unable to sleep. The main character, Carol, (Blythe Danner), was a widower who had been unable… Continue reading Cry Me a River

Get Real Series, Top 10

Top 14 Cool Stuff Then & Now

If you are from my generation, ahem, the 1900s, there are likely things that are cool and hip in 2017, that were not even thought of "back in my┬áday". Just think about the evolution of a music playing device. We've come from a 20 lb boombox that plays up to 13 songs on one CD,… Continue reading Top 14 Cool Stuff Then & Now