september 30, 2019

“Conflict cannot survive without your participation.” ~ Wayne Dyer

september 29, 2019

“Your challenge today is to avoid the 3 C’s: Complaining, Comparing, and Criticizing.” ~ Timber Hawkeye Is that a blister on my thumb, you ask? Why, yes. Yes, it is. And ya know what? It has a twin on my other thumb. That’s what you get when you play some seriously fun rock and roll with five seriously awesome dudes on a seriously too hot day in late September. Today

september 28, 2019

“Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.” ~ Aristotle This is what happens when some of your bandmates see you have a camera in your hand. Plus, it was super hot today so waving to make a breeze was the best course of action.

september 27, 2019

“‘For everyone born, a place at the table,” isn’t just a line from a hymn: it’s a pretty good summary of the Gospel. Anything less merely creates a country club.” ~ Andrew Perkins Crystal Heis is so sweet. She presented me with this card after a really trying week. Her timing, as usual, was perfect. It’s message was music to my ears and balm for my soul. What a gift

september 26, 2019

“When haters go after your looks and differences, it means they have nowhere left to go. And then you know you’re winning! I have Aspergers and that means I’m sometimes a bit different from the norm. And – given the right circumstances- being different is a superpower.” ~ Greta Thunberg

september 25, 2019

“If your path demands you walk through Hell, walk as if you own the place.” ~ Unknown I love my alma mater, and my employer, I really do, but they do some things so bad it defies explanation. The thing they do worst is parking. And with a record number of students enrolled this semester, it’s worse than ever before. It took me 40 minutes to find this lone spot

september 24, 2019

“We are all a little broken, but the last time I checked, broken crayons color the same.” ~ Trent Shelton The University offers space for free speech to anyone who wishes to express themselves out loud. The most common takers are anti-abortion activists and these guys. I can’t call them preachers. They’re yelling antagonists that have zero to do with being Christ-like Christians. And if their verbal language wasn’t enough

september 23, 2019

“Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.” ~ Leo Buscaglia

september 22, 2019

“Somewhere, someone else is happy with less than you have.” ~ Zig Zigler

september 21, 2019

“Using the same old materials of earth, air, fire, and water, every twenty-four hours God creates something new out of them. If you think you’re seeing the same show all over again seven times a week, you’re crazy. Every morning you wake up to something that in all eternity never was before and never will be again. And the you that wakes up was never the same before and will