One Giant Leap in Russia

FINALLY!  This is a GREAT sign for the orphans of Russia. Sometimes you have to look beyond what seems like “bad news” to find some really good news.  A couple of weeks ago, Russia shut down inter-country adoptions from the United States.  But, there has been an interesting message resonating from the leaders of the […]

Never Give Up

Sometimes you just feel the need to make a statement. Today, mine is this:Don’t ever give up. All of my young life was filled with baseball, football and neighborhood sports.I realized at an early age that I had a pretty natural ability to throw a football accurately.So, my goal was always to play quarterback in […]

Arouse the Lion!

Here kitty kitty: If someone happened to startle this sleeping lioness, do you think she would react?  I think she would be pretty mad.  She would likely take swift action. Let me ask you this- what if she had little lion cubs?  Do you think that lioness would “up her response” and wake up the male lion sleeping just yards away?  That makes me […]

A Father’s Perspective

‘Tis the season for fathers.  But, where did they all go? And, whose footsteps are these children going to follow?    Tonight, about 40 percent of American children will go to sleep in homes in which their fathers do not live. Unfortunately, in our country, many fathers have chosen to fulfill their own personal desires over the sacrifice of […]