Welcome Fall, My Reprieve

South Florida is often hot and humid. We very rarely ever have those crisp, cool fall-like days. Of course, people from Florida may argue with me, but for the rest of us who know what fall really feels like, Florida misses out every year. Here’s what happened, though. The other day – Monday, to be

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On a Quest for Peace, I Found Life

Labor Day weekend was filled with lots of time outdoors for my family. In fact, on two of the three days, we went fishing at the local pier 🎣. Now, if you know me, then you probably know how I feel about fishing — which means that I didn’t go “fishing” for the sport of

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Watch Those Lips of Yours

If I had to share one phrase that I have heard many times over the years, it is, “Your words have power.” Tina has repeated this countless times to all the boys, reminding them that what they say can either be goodness, kindness, and truth. Or damaging as lies and harsh words. And, she’s right.

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Moral Accountability

Remember in school when the teacher would step out of the classroom for a moment? The whole class would get loud and go nuts. So much could take place with 30 seconds of no supervision. Rules were thrown out the window. The moment the teacher returned, however, everyone was seated quietly – as if no

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