Are You Growing in Grace?

“For this very reason, make every effort to supplement your faith with virtue, and virtue with knowledge, and knowledge with self-control, and self-control with steadfastness, and steadfastness with godliness, and godliness with brotherly affection, and brotherly affection with love.”   The Father’s Joy As a father, it’s a pleasure watching my daughter grow and emerge – it’s an incredible experience. This feeling is no different with […]

We All Need A Pep Talk (Video)

I recently came across a video on TED and I’m glad I watched it. Never Quit Your Dream Life can seem a mystery – sometimes we get hit so hard we want to give up and quit our dreams. I have been through a lot of hard times in my life. As long as we breathe, hard times never stop. They may […]

Letter To My Soul

From Joseph: This post originally featured on my blog in 2011. I am reposting it, with some changes, to encourage you to ‘preach’ to your soul in your season of loneliness, uncertainties and troubles. There will be a great calm. Remain blessed.   “My Dear Soul, this is a letter from me to you…   Listen while I preach to […]

What I’m Doing This Weekend

This weekend, I’m going ‘back to school’!  Well not really, so excitement mode toned down 🙂 One of the awesome things about living intentionally is the opportunity to learn and share your story with others along the way. I don’t take for granted the platform God has blessed me with to do this. And that’s exactly what I will be doing […]

While You Wait For Your Breakthrough

Seasons of waiting are not always fun and exciting times… waiting for the ‘one’ to marry, waiting for a new job, waiting for your first child, waiting for God’s leading and direction, waiting for financial breakthrough, waiting for help (especially when it appears none is in sight) waiting for the phone call that promises to change your life waiting for […]

7 Things I Discovered About My Daughter

I spent last week in ‘seclusion!’ OK, not quite what you think… The Joy of Unplugging My wife and I (and you know who else) decided it was time to shut down and shut out – detach temporarily from the noise of the world around us and focus on what really matter to us… us, as a family. So we […]