Don’t Be Afraid to Fail

United Technologies Corp. Wall Street Journal Ad, 1981

You’ve failed many times, although you may not remember. You fell down the first time you tried to walk. You almost drowned the first time you tried to swim, didn’t you? Did you hit the ball the first time you swung a bat? Heavy hitters, the ones who hit the most home runs, also strike […]


“Puppy Rules” for Kids

My wife Tammy has been a public school teacher for 20 years, and currently works as a Special Education kindergarten teacher.  She sometimes talks with young parents about the importance of what she calls “puppy rules for kids.”  Come when I call, stop, sit, stay, be quiet — successful living with a child or a […]


New Record Day!

Thanks to all of you who helped promote my blogpost yesterday. (“Play to Win — Stack the Deck”)

We had a record number (72) who viewed the post during that 24-hour period!

This is an extremely new blog / website / ministry, and I hope that we will have much greater “record days” to come.

Thanks again for helping me!


Play to Win — Stack the Deck

A few days ago I sat in a local coffee shop with a friend who is a father, and he was describing some “strange” things that were beginning to show up in the life of his oldest son. He described a growing “snarkiness,” a slight sense of disdain at dad’s instructions, a growing willingness to […]


The Abba Experience

By Michael Card

For all who are led by the Spirit of God are children of God. So you should not be like cowering, fearful slaves. You should behave instead like God’s very own children, adopted into his family—calling him “Father, dear Father.” For his Holy Spirit speaks to us deep in our hearts and tells us that […]

Michael Card